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 […]
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 […]
Did you know there have been some huge changes and improvements to the Sortli App over the past six years? All driven by you and other CREATE Young Consultants! Let’s take a little walk down memory lane and see all the amazing changes you have suggested, through your ideas and feedback. Here are the top […]
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Gus is back! New ACT animations feature Gus talking about mindfulness and connecting with siblings for children in care.
CREATE in the ACT has released two new awesome animations featuring CREATE’s mascot, Gus! In these episodes of Gus Talks, Gus discusses ways children can stay connected with their siblings when they might not be able to see them face-to-face or live with them. During COVID, many children and young people in care have been […]
CREATE in Victoria have just released some awesome new videos for young people! We asked young people about how life was during the COVID-19 lockdowns last year and what some of the biggest challenges were. From this, we discovered that some of those challenges extend beyond the COVID lockdowns – things like connecting with other […]
On May 25 we launched our latest report here at CREATE! This report includes the findings of our post-care survey, in which we asked 325 young people with a care experience about difference aspects of their lives while leaving care. We dive into the big issues faced by young people leaving care including housing, education, […]
Each year CREATE participates in National Families Week. The theme this year is Stronger Families, Stronger Communities. This week is all about celebrating Families in all their diversity – whatever family represents to you. At CREATE we advocate for stability for young people in out-of-home care as a top priority, with a stable and nurturing […]
At CREATE we want to show the variety and diversity of experiences held by young people with a care experience. Our snap that stigma campaign focuses on breaking the cycle of prejudgement and showing that there is no typical “kid in care”. It’s also about showing that children and young people in care can overcome […]