Child Protection Week Celebration In Cairns

Tonight, CREATE Foundation, the peak consumer body representing the voices of children and young people with a care experience is hosting a very special dinner event in Cairns.

This year is the first time CREATE has hosted a dinner in Cairns celebrating National Child Protection Week and the 2022 theme is “Every child, in every community, needs a fair go”.

CREATE Calls for Urgent Change to Protect SA Children in Care!

Following multiple Royal Commissions and inquiries, CREATE is calling for a clear demonstration of focus on implementation of recommendations from previous reports. It is vital to remain committed to keeping children safe – and to this point, CREATE applauds Minister Hildyard’s appointment of Kate Alexander as the independent reviewer in charge of scrutinising the government’s […]

NSW New Minister, New Secretary, New Hope?

Minister Natasha Maclaren-Jones, NSW Minister for Families and Communities, Minister for Disability Services and Mr Michael Tidball, Secretary, NSW Department Communities met with CREATE representatives and not only listened to young people with interest, but also agreed to engage further with young people through upcoming Youth Advisory Groups, facilitated by CREATE. Minister Maclaren-Jones and Mr Tidball […]

No Young Person Should Be Without A Safe Place To Live – Homelessness Week 2022

During National Homelessness Week (August 1-7) you are invited to amplify the conversation around the urgent need to ensure young people with a care experience have access to safe housing and supports. With no shortage of evidence on the need for young care leavers to have the option to access safe and suitable housing, data […]

What Does It Take To Demonstrate A Need? NSW – It’s Time to Make It 21!

The largest Australian care community resides in NSW – the only state placing vulnerable young people at risk of homelessness by ending care placements when young people turn 18 years old. With over 1/3* of young people leaving care being without adequate supports or housing, and experiencing homelessness within the first year, how much is […]