Growing Respect communities
NAPCAN is pleased to announce that over 150 communities are part of GROWING RESPECT across Australia.
LOVE BiTES communities include:
NSW – Armidale, Ballina, Bankstown, Bathurst, Bega, Blue Mountains, Bondi, Bourke, Bowral, Bowraville, Broken Hill, Bundaberg, Burwood, Campbelltown, Casino, Central Coast, Condobolin, Cooma, Coonabarabran, Coonamble, Cowra, Currumbin, Dee Why, Deniliquin, Dorrigo, Dubbo, Eden, Forbes, Forster, Brewarrina, Glen Innes, Gloucester, Gosford, Goulburn, Grafton, Illawarra/Wollongong, Grafton, Griffith, Hunter, Illawarra, Inverell, Kempsey, Kyogle, Jindabyne, Laurieton, Leichhardt, Lightning Ridge, Lismore, Moree, Moruya, Mount Druitt, Maclean, Macksville, Marrickville, Mudgee, Muswellbrooke, Naremburn, Narooma, Nambucca Heads, North Sydney, Newcastle, Nowra, Oberon, Orange, Parkes, Port Macquarie, Queanbeyan, Randwick, Redfern, Sutherland, Tamworth, Taree, Tempe, Tenterfield, Tweed Heads, Tumut, Ulladulla, Wagga Wagga, Waitara,Walgett, Wauchope, Wellington, Wilcannia, Woolgologa and Young.
Queensland – Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladston, Gold Coast, Goondiwindi, Hervey Bay, Ipswich, Longreach, Mackay, Mount Isa, Mossman Gorge, Rockhampton, St George, Sunshine Coast, Toowomba, Townsville.
Northern Territory – Alice Springs, Batchelor, Darwin, Humpty-Doo, Katherine, Palmerston and Tennant Creek.
Western Australia – Kalumburu, Kununurra and Wyndham.
Tasmania – Burnie, Devonport, Hobart, Launceston, Queenstown, Rosebury and Smithton.
All Children Being Safe communities include:
NSW – Bowraville, Kempsey, Coffs Harbour, South Sydney, South West Rocks and Smithtown Crescent Heads, Tamworth.
QLD – Macleay Island, Norman Park, Runcorn Heights and Sunnybank Hills.
NT – Alice Springs, Belyuen, Ntaria (Hermansberg), Palmerston, Santa Teresa and Tiwi Islands
Growing Respect communities include: Alice Springs, Bowraville, Casino, Kyogle, Santa Teresa, South Sydney, Tubulum and Woodenbong.
Ages 4-17 years: GROWING RESPECT works alongside communities to strengthen their capacity to support children and young people to have healthy and respectful relationships. LOVE BiTES and ALL CHILDREN BEING SAFE are both part of the whole-of-school programming offered within GROWING RESPECT. Click here for more information about the GROWING RESPECT approach
14-16 years: LOVE BiTES is a Respectful Relationships program that looks at sex and consent, relationship violence, power and control in the context of young people’s relationships. Run in or out of the school environment, LOVE BiTES is a 1-2 day or multi-lessoned program followed by a youth-led community campaign. Click here for more information.
All children being safe
Preschool 4-5 years and Early Primary 5-7 years: ALL CHILDREN BEING SAFE is a Protective Behaviours program that has been developed to provide children with non-threatening ways to help them feel strong and stay safe in their communities. Click here for more information.