July Advocacy Wrap-up

July has been another busy month for CREATE’s Advocacy team, with a number of submissions to government and the commencement of this year’s annual consultations across Australia.   Inquiry into the worsening rental crisis in Australia  CREATE recently provided a submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee Inquiry into the worsening rental crisis in Australia. We strongly advocated […]

June Advocacy Wrap up

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare released its Child Protection Australia Report for 2021-2022.   Key data in relation to out-of-home-care includes:       Nationally, as at 30 June 2022:  45,400 children were in out-of-home care.  19,400 were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children (57 per 1,000 Indigenous children).  Around 90% of children were in home-based […]

May Advocacy Wrap-Up

Imogen Edeson

We are pleased to announce that two new Young Consultants have joined CREATE’s Influencing Committee. Jasmine Taylor-Harding: “It’s vital to hear children and young people’s opinions on systemic problems. Children’s voices have been treated that they’re not as important, when it’s the most important thing when it comes to the system.” Tara Payne: “Ever since […]

March Advocacy Wrap-Up

As we move into the final quarter of the 2023 financial year, CREATE is finalising data collection for our three remaining consultations: Health and Well-being in TAS and WA; and Educational Experience of young people in care in NT. When these are completed, this year CREATE will have obtained the views of over 250 young […]

January-February Advocacy Wrap-Up

CREATE was pleased when the Queensland Government gave permission to include the literature review, produced as part of the recent Extended Care consultation, as a CREATE publication. It has been placed on our website and has been lodged with INTRAC (International Research Network on Transitioning to Adulthood from Care). During the last two months, two […]

December Advocacy Wrap Up

Hi there and thanks for reading our advocacy wrap up for December. We’ve got lots to update you on around our submissions, consultations, and research papers. Submissions We’ve recently completed submissions to the Government in South Australia on the child protection system there as well reflections of First Nations young people on the use of […]

October-November Advocacy Wrap Up

Hi there and thanks for reading our advocacy wrap up for October and November. We’ve got lots to update you on from New South Wales and Queensland around #makeit21 and our Hour of Power session in Victoria ahead of their state election in late November. NSW Made it 21 First of all, the NSW Government, […]

August Advocacy Wrap Up

Hello – thank you for reading CREATE Foundation’s advocacy wrap up for August. We’ve got a bunch of updates about how we are consulting with young people on issues that are important to them, advocating to governments at the state and federal level, and planning big changes in the out of home care sector that […]

July Advocacy Wrap Up

Thanks so much for reading CREATE’s July 2022 advocacy wrap-up. It’s been a big month at CREATE and we are excited to share with you what’s been going on! #itsyourturnNSW #makeit21 A key issue CREATE’s been working with on with children and young people around the country and New South Wales in particular is extending […]