Category Archives: Current Projects

12th OMEP Asia-Pacific Conference

Looking Back, Moving Forward: Progressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals in the Asia-Pacific region Sydney, Australia 6 – 8 December 2023 2023 marks the beginning of the second half of the 2015-2030 timeframe set by the United Nations to achieve 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which include ending poverty, improving education and health outcomes, reducing inequality,…

OMEP WA Bursary

OMEP WA is calling for nominations for the OMEP WA Inc Early Childhood Education Bursary 2022. Closing Date 29 April 2022. This bursary is available to a student studying an early childhood course in Western Australia at TAFE or University level. The cash amount of $2000.00 will be presented to the successful applicant and may…

Travel Scholarship 2022

OMEP Australia is pleased to announce that the Rosamunde Combes Travel Scholarship is open for 2022. The Scholarship is awarded to eligible applicant/s to support travel to the World OMEP Annual Assembly and Conference. In 2022, this will be in Athens, Greece. Kim Browne was the recipient of the scholarship in 2019 to travel to Panama…

Statement in Support for Ukraine

OMEP Australia joins OMEP World in standing by the people of Ukraine and condemning the invasion of this sovereign state by the Russian army. In particular, our thoughts are with all Ukrainian families, with the many women and children fleeing their homes for refuge in other countries, now separated from their men who remain behind…

Young Children’s Experiences of COVID

Young Children’s Experiences of COVID Publication The OMEP History Working Group created the project to document children’s experiences of COVID-19 for future generations. The project asked for submissions of children’s artworks depicting their experiences of changes to their lives since the outbreak of COVID-19. The plan was the focus on the good things in children’s…

Working Groups

The Working Groups are designed to provide OMEP members with an opportunity to contribute to the development of OMEP Australia at a national level, and to put our Strategic Plan into operation. For example, the Research & Conference Working Group – Chaired by Andrea Nolan – is developing an exciting project to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the United Nations Convention…

Universal Children’s Day: November 20th

By resolution 836(IX) of 14 December 1954, the General Assembly recommended that all countries institute a Universal Children’s Day, to be observed as a day of worldwide fraternity and understanding between children. It recommended that the Day was to be observed also as a day of activity devoted to promoting the ideals and objectives of…

Global Handwashing Day: October 15th

Global Handwashing Day is an annual global advocacy day dedicated to advocacting for handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. Global Handwashing Day was founded by the Global Handwashing Partnership, and is an opportunity to design, test, and replicate creative ways to encourage people to wash…