Children's Week

Children's Week has been celebrated in Australia since 1985, and promotes community awareness of:

  • children's rights, particularly their right to enjoy childhood
  • The United Nations Convention on rights of children
  • children's achievements, talents and capabilities.

2020 Children's Week

Dates: Saturday, 24 October to Sunday, 1 November 2020
2020 theme: Children have the right to choose their own friends and safely connect with others

With Melbourne's COVID-19 restrictions, this year Children's Week events can be enjoyed from home or in small community groups.


This Children’s Week event is presented by Banyule City Council in partnership with the Victorian Government.