October Advocacy Wrap Up

Link to CREATE Annual Review 2021

As hard as it is to believe that we’ve reached the end of October, and that the end of 2021 is looming closer – here we are! This month at CREATE we saw a flurry of activity in our advocacy work with some really solid media coverage, social campaigns, speaking events and more. Not to […]

September Advocacy Update

Another month, another advocacy update from CREATE! There’s been so much going on this month in the Child Protection space around Australia. Each month our Influencing Committee meet to discuss the month that was, and sector issues we will be keeping tabs on as things progress. Here are our top updates from September. Home Stretch […]

COVID-19 Update – Vaccines!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=voSzlsdlfqA You’ve probably seen on TV or social media information about the COVID-19 vaccines. The Federal Government is in charge of making sure everyone in Australia has the opportunity to get the COVID-19 vaccine. If you haven’t received your vaccine yet, you can check your eligibility and find a clinic here. Remember, as with any […]

Sharing Your Story with the Disability Royal Commission

Right now, the Government is running the Disability Royal Commission (DRC). The DRC is an official inquiry into the violence, abuse, neglect, and exploitation of People with a Disability. The DRC uses research, public hearings, and people’s personal experiences to make recommendations to the government that will make society a safer and fairer place for […]

Voices in Action: Resilient, Resourceful, Remarkable

CREATE is proud to announce its 2022 Conference will be held from April 28th to 30th at the Adelaide Showground and we want you to join us there. The Voices in Action conferences are creating change in the out-of-home care system in collaboration with those who have a lived experience of it. It brings young people with a care experience together […]

Child Protection Week 2021- Tasmanian Colouring Competition!

It’s almost Child Protection Week! In celebration, our team in Tasmania are holding a colouring in competition based around this years theme. As part of this competition, children and young people coloured in their sheets and told us: “To Thrive, Children and Young People need…?” We got a huge number of entries, all incredible and […]

Mental Health Matters

Mental health is an ever-present issue – perhaps more prevalent than ever before with the additional challenges the past couple of years have brought to the world. Mental health struggles can affect everyone in various forms and at various stages of life. We know more than ever how important it is to prioritise mental health […]

CREATE’s July Advocacy Wrap Up

Here at CREATE, our aim is to create meaningful change for children and young people with an out-of-home care experience. One of the primary powerhouses for change in our organisation is our Influencing Committee. This committee brings together all of our business areas (Policy, Marketing, Media, Operations and of course, young people!) to discuss HOW […]

Gus talks COVID-19 with the kids, for the kids!

Do you have question about the cororonavirus? Take a look at our cartoon series “Gus talks COVID-19 with kids, for kids!” where Gus the Gorilla explains what coronavirus is and what it can mean for kids in care. We’ve released two new episodes of Gus Talks! See them below: Gus Talks: Mindfulness! Gus Talks: Staying […]