Full Name
Helen Connolly
Job Title
Children and Young People
Speaker Bio
Helen Connolly is the inaugural Commissioner for Children and Young People for South Australia, appointed in April 2017. With over 30 years’ experience as a leader in human services, in this role Connelly advocates at a systemic level for the rights and interests of children and young people, directly engaging with them to seek their views, and with a special focus on children who aren’t usually heard. She approaches her work from a community participation, citizenship and rights-based framework, supporting individuals, communities and systems to place children and young people front and centre.
Helen Connolly