Raising Children DVD Launch 20 August 2007 at the MCA, Sydney

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MC Peter FitzSimons


Divonne Holmes à Court describes the project and thanks the many volunteers across Australia


Prime Minister The Hon John Howard MP launches the Raising Children DVD


Cool! - the PM made it to the MCA on a rainy day in Syndey

Professor Lesley Barclay provides expert perspective


The Prime Minister with Divonne and George Holmes à Court
watching the presentation


The PM flanked by Divonne and DVD narrator Deborra-lee Furness


Karen Eck with Deirdre Brennan and Katrina Southon, Nickelodeon Australia

Peter FitzSimons interviewed by the Rabbitohs media team


Lesley Barclay meets the PM


Publicist Karen Eck with first Director David Goldie


The PM chats to the kids

Lesley Barclay with Warren Cann, key RCN Consortium member


DVD parent Nicky Bryden checks out the final product


PM with Chontelle Scott and son Seth


DVD parent Karren Maurer takes a look

PM, Divonne and George Holmes à Court


A bunch of great people


The PM meets guests at morning tea


All 4 Australian TV networks film the proceedings

Dr. Julie Rosengren with DVD expert, Rita Princi


Peter introduces the PM around


John Howard with the Singh family


The PM talks to Mal Jago with Tilly

Divonne and Elsa watch the speeches


Parents and kids watching the PMs speech


The PM talks to Angela Clark
with Paulo Alberton (the production co-producer)


The crowd from another angle

The PM with DVD family, Sarah and Ashton Johnson


The PM chats to publicist, Karen Eck


MCA Director Liz Ann Macgregor and Maree Whybourne from the Benevolent Society

Pick on someone your own size!

DVD parent Kelda Murray with Matilda


Reading stories in the kids area


John Howard meeting some of the stars of the DVD

Art in the kids area

The PM meeting some of the stars of the DVD


PM with Inderjit Singh Thind and Naseer "talent-scout"


Simrat Gill and nephew with the PM

Troy Jones (PNMG, production company) meets the PM

Peter Holmes à Court and SSFC player David Kidwell


Watching the presentation


Divonne and the PM