Welcome to ACWP

Towards a 'good life' for children in their middle years 

The Australian Child Wellbeing Project (ACWP) is a new child-centred study in which children’s perspectives are being used to design and conduct Australia’s first major nationally representative and internationally comparable survey of wellbeing among children aged 8-14 years

The ACWP survey was rolled out to a national probability sample of students in Years 4, 6 and 8 and was successfully completed during Term 3 2014 in 180 schools across Australia. More than 5,400 students from Years 4, 6 and 8 took part in the survey which collected valuable information on various aspects of young people’s wellbeing.

The ACWP research team would like to thank all participating schools, their staff, parents and students who participated in this survey. It is their generosity and enthusiasm that facilitated this survey.

Data analysis and reporting are well underway and each participating school received its own report at the start of 2015. The survey instruments and general school reports for Years 4, 6, and 8 can be viewed here. Further project results and analysis will gradually be published throughout 2015 and 2016.    


                                                                                                               *Children depicted on this website are models and not research participants.

                               Flinders Uni