Are you responsible for Australia’s children?

PART C – Synopsis of the VCI Benchmark Survey 2016


Part C – April 2017 considers data relevant to the vision of ensuring that children are seen as the shared responsibility of the entire community.

Survey Highlights

  • 74% of survey respondents agree that the wellbeing of
    children are the shared responsibility of the entire community.
  • 79% believe that parents are most responsible for
    protecting and promoting the wellbeing of children, and;
  • 70% believe that children ‘belong’ to their parents until the
    age of 18 years.
  • Just over half (59%) believe that Australian society is
    committed to protecting and prioritising the needs of children.
  • 94% described their feelings towards their own children as
    ‘very positive’.
  • Just over half (54%) said they have a positive view of all
    children.
  • Almost half (46%) believe that governments give too little
    consideration to children.

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