National Families Week 2022

News | Posted May 13, 2022
National Families Week 2022

‘Stronger Families, Stronger Communities’ National Families Week 15-21 May 202

Every year Australians celebrate National Families Week held between 15 – 21 May which coincides with the UN International Day of Families. Families Week is a time to celebrate the most significant unit of society, FAMILY.

Families Week reminds us of the vital role families play in building a stronger community.

National Families Week is a time to celebrate with your family, make contact with your extended family and friends, and share in the enjoyment of family activities within the wider community. It is a time to celebrate the meaning of family and to make the most of family life. 

The aim of National Families Week is to celebrate the vital role that families play in Australian society.

At OzChild, family is incredibly important to us; that’s why we work hard every day to keep families together, to strengthen relationships and build parenting capacity so children and young people have every opportunity to reach their full potential.

Get involved in National Families Week

  1. Read more about National Families Week here
  2. Ideas for families to celebrate here
  3. Ideas for activities and colouring in pages are available here
  4. Families Week resources here
  5. Follow Ozzie – the newest member of the OzChild family on our Instagram and Facebook pages during Families Week

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Acknowledgement of Country


OzChild acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we live and work. We acknowledge their cultures are living ones, which relate to their ongoing connection to all things living and non-living on land, sea and sky.

We pay our respect to Elders past and present.

May the children of today lead us to a brighter tomorrow.

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