Media Statements

Minister’s announcement a great outcome for children experiencing vulnerability or disadvantage, June 2019

New Education Minister has a chance to ensure ‘a fair go’ for Australia’s youngest children, August 2018

Homeless Connect – Homeless Week 2018, July 2018

Universal access to early childhood education for three-year-olds in the ACT, July 2018

Homelessness Week – Let’s make sure everyone is home by this time next year, July 2018

Removal of Priority of Access Guidelines further disadvantages vulnerable children, July 2018

New Government laws put funding for frontline ACT homelessness services at risk, October 2017

The National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness, December 2016

Appointment of Yvette Berry MLA as Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Education and Early Childhood Development, November 2016

The Commencement of Jodie Griffiths-Cook as the New ACT Public Advocate and Children & Young People Commissioner, May 2016

Northside’s response to the 2016/2017 Federal Government Budget, May 2016

Media Articles on Qualifications in Canberra Early Childhood Education and Care Services, February 9 2016

Appointment of Shane Rattenbury as Education Minister for the ACT, January 28 2016

Civic Early Childhood Investigation, 23 October 2015

Strong collaboration brings better health outcomes for LGBTI Canberrans, 23 October 2015

Children’s Rights are Human Rights, 12 October 2015

Appointment of Senator Simon Birmingham as Minister for Education, 21 September 2015

We’re joining the campaign to support Adam Goodes, 31 July 2015


Annual Reports

Northside 2019 Annual Report

Northside 2018 Annual Report

Northside 2017 Annual Report

Northside 2016 Annual Report

Northside 2015 Annual Report

Northside 2014 Annual Report

Northside 2013 Annual Report

Northside 2012 Annual Report

Northside 2011 Annual Report


Key Documents

Northside Strategic Plan – 2016 – 2020

Constitution of Northside Community Service Ltd.


Northside Newsletters

Northside Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 1- Courage in Practice

Northside Newsletter Vol 1 Issue 2 – Collaboration


Inquiry and Committee Submissions

Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety – Provider Survey Responses January 2019

Committee on the Rights of the Child – National Children’s Commissioner Submission to Consultation, May 2018

Early Childhood Education and Care: Future Directions for Australia, June 2017

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Omnibus Savings and Child Care Reform) Bill 2017

Educational opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students (joint submission with CIT Yurauna Centre)

A Reportable Conduct Scheme for the ACT

Family Assistance Legislation Amendement (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill, 2015



Publications by Northside Staff Members

Our Approach to Early Education, Children’s Services Team, 2017

Professional Learning & Development Calendar January – June 2018

Working with Young Children – Children’s Services Team, 2016

Community Organisations Should Be Run Like Businesses, S Rosenberg, 2015

Quality Improvement in Our Early Childhood Centres, Children’s Services Team, 2015

Northside Early Childhood Education Centres Orientation Guide, Children’s Services Team, 2015

Beyond Competitive Tendering – The Future of Community Sector Procurement in the ACT – S Rosenberg, 2012

Codesign is Cool – S Rosenberg

ACT Prison Design is a Fundamental Problem – S Rosenberg, 2013

Prison Investment Needs Justice Reinvestment – S Rosenberg, 2014

Never Underestimate the Power of a Skip Bin – K Cvetanovski, 2013