Advocacy | ACCYPN











  • Commented on the UQ’s Post Graduate Child and Young Person Program
  • February 2010 ACCYPN provided representatives on the Paediatric and Child Health Reference Group for the development of the online transition program in Queensland
  • May 2010 ACCYPN was one of the National Peak Organisations for Children and Young People that contributed to developing a paper titled Joint Response to the Government’s Health Reform Initiatives From Peak Bodies Children and Young People’s Health
  • September 2010 ACCYPN wrote to 41 members of State and Federal Parliament regarding the National Health Reform Process and the potential impact on children and young people’s health services
  • September 2010 ACCYPN responded to an invitation form The Paediatrics & Child Health Division Policy & Advocacy Committee, The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, to comment on a draftpolicy on The Health and Wellbeing of Incarcerated Adolescents
  • October 2010 ACCYPN has members representing the Colleve on The Australian Council for the Development of a National Plan for Children and Young People’s Health
  • December 2010 ACCYPN responded to an invitation to provide comment on The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists paper on Planning Prevention and Early Intervention Strategies Report


  • Strategic Framework for Paediatric Health Services discussion paper Victoria – Ms Jacquie Burton represented ACCYPN

  • Course Advisory Committee for the Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing Studies, College of Nursing – Dr Sue Nagy represented ACCYPN

  • Forum conducted by Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs on improving support and assistance available for carers of children and young people less than 16 years of age with severe disability or medical conditions – Ms Bev Leiper represented ACCYPN

  • Nurturing and Protecting Children: Nursing and Midwifery Curriculum Standards Project – Dr Jenny Fraser represented ACCYPN on the project

  • National Registration and Accreditation Implementation Project on the consultation project on the National Nursing Curriculum – ACCYPN responded

  • Reception hosted by the Governor General – Ms Jacquie Burton attended on behalf of ACCYPN