In the Spotlight

Misogyny matters in May

Violence against women and their children is a prevalent, serious and preventable human rights abuse. – Our Watch Earlier this week Caroline Overington penned a piece for The Australian entitled, “Misogyny keeps taking its toll“. She began: They...

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OUR poverty of ambition

Cameron Parsell is Associate Professor with the School of Social Science at the University of Queensland (UQ). His primary area of research is poverty, homelessness, social services, and charity aimed at addressing social disadvantage. He is a UQ Development Fellow...

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The evolution of Sortli

Sortli is an ever-evolving free mobile app designed to assist young people transitioning to adulthood.  The term Sortli, coined by young people, is short for sort out your life. Young people at the CREATE Foundation are the brains trust behind the app, a partnership...

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Being Child Wise to be Child Safe

There is a need for the continuing development of effective government regulation, improvement in institutional governance and increased community awareness of child sexual abuse in institutions. There is also a need for community education on risks to children. Royal...

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Foundations to attachment

Understanding and working with issues pertaining to attachment is central to all child and family work. Evolve Therapeutic Services (ETS) have spent considerable time developing an on-line training package that outlines foundations to attachment and the 7 key...

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SPEAKing OUT – foundations of advocacy

PeakCare’s SPEAK OUT: Improving Outcomes through Advocacy Forum last Wednesday, 21st November, began with Bob Atkinson AO APM sharing his experiences of the important roles he’s undertaken in advocacy. Bob Atkinson was the Queensland Police Commissioner from 2000...

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A creative solution to inclusion

Thinking of you gift is a unique social enterprise designed with the loving intent to create meaningful employment and positive life opportunities for Freya, a young woman with different abilities. It’s the brain child of Donna Toussaint, Freya’s Mum. Donna is an...

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