The Child Poverty Reduction Bill requires the creation of New Zealand's first Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy.
The Strategy will commit Government to set and report on its actions to improve the wellbeing of all children and young people.
The Strategy will set out how Government will deliver on its vision: New Zealand is the best place in the world for children and young people.
The Ministry of Justice is seeking feedback on a draft framework to establish a consistent and co-ordinated approach to effectively identifying, assessing and managing the risks of family violence. Identifying risk and intervening as early as possible are essential in preventing family violence and keeping victims safe.
The draft strategy sets out a vision and how it can be achieved through eight key outcome areas: education, employment, health and well-being, justice, accessibility, attitudes, choice and control, and leadership.
The Homelessness Inqury want to hear from those who experience homelessness and agencies working with them, as well as members of the public, about the best ways to support homeless Kiwis and reduce the reasons they lose their homes in the first place.