Children celebrate Universal Children’s Day
Cubbies celebrated Universal Children’s Day on 20 November 2015 with activities including Circus Oz trainers, African dance, face painting. Universal Children’s Day celebrates the signing in 1959 of the
- the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child and
- and the 1989 Convention of the Rights of the Child
The Committee Chair Margaret Harrison welcomed the Mayor of the City of Yarra Cr Roberto Colanzi who reinforced the Council’s support for Cubbies. In 2014 Councillor voted for emergency support funding when Cubbies lost its Federal Government funding and in June 2015 Council agreed to become the major funder for Cubbies core operations
Universal Childrens Day at Cubbies – Mayor of the City of Yarra Cr Roberto Colanzi (right) Mark O’Driscol DHHS, Margaret Harrison Chair of Fitzroy Adventure Playground and immediate past Mayor Cr Phillip Vlahogiannis.
Thank you Councillors for your support.
Parent enjoying watching the girls dancing at at Universal Children’s Day 2015