COVID-19 Update – Vaccines! 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 […]

COVID-19 Update

Please note this page was last updated 23/07/2021 Want to know more about the COVID-19 vaccines?  One of the best ways to protect yourself and the community against the spread of COVID-19 is to register for the vaccine! To find out more about eligibility and the types of vaccines, as well as where to go […]

South Australia’s Hour of Power

Our South Australian team held their first Hour of Power (HOP) event on International Care Day to consider the experiences of children and young people in care and discuss important issues including sibling connection and cultural identity. CREATE Young Consultants led the event, joined by a panel of industry leaders within child protection. To read […]