The Hon. Alastair Nicholson AO, RFD, QC

Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National Breakfast, Friday 10 June 2016 8:06AM 

Presenter: Fran Kelly

Guest: Hon. Alastair Nicholson

To mark 25 years since Australia ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Australian Child Rights Taskforce has released a report tracking what progress has been made for Australia's children in that time.

The report has found that despite two decades of economic growth, one in six children still lives below the poverty line. And while considerable progress has been made in protecting child rights in Australia, there are a number of entrenched challenges that still need to be addressed.

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