Category: Materials for children in care

March 6, 2017

6 March, 2017 ‘When Bruno Rocca approached the Guardian’s Office a few months ago the Intensive Placement Services team were already providing Oogs and some other of the Guardian’s materials to the children coming into emergency care,’ said Charter of Rights Coordinator Nicole Pilkington. ‘He was looking for a way to streamline the process to make…

October 18, 2016

18 October, 2016 Our Office’s experience talking with Aboriginal children and young people was confirmed in a consultation with young people earlier this year. They told us that the same messages and artwork that appeal to other young people may not connect with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people. ‘ hand drawn images – they are…

September 2, 2016

. 2 September 2016 This edition of the Guardian’s Quarterly Newsletter features: > The story of Ngarrindjeri  woman Olivia Brownsey and Wagadagam woman Loyola Wills and their project to provide overnight bags containing essential items to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people coming into emergency care. > How new posters promoting the Charter…

October 9, 2015

As well as speaking with over 30 children and many adult stakeholders about necessary changes to the Charter of Rights, the Guardian invited Charter Champions to have a say via an online survey.  There were many specific observations made by respondents to the survey which you can read in the survey report at the link below. The…

June 27, 2014

  The CEASEFIRE! comic was officially launched at the Carclew Youth ARTS Centre on Monday 23 June. It was developed in consultation with 21 young people who worked with artist Richard Dall and writer Daniel Watson over a period of 18 months to produce a comic on resolving conflict. The launch was organised by the…

May 21, 2013

You want a recipe for some serious fun? Try creating a comic to help young people in care to see better ways to deal with the conflict in their lives.  This was the task the Guardian’s Office set itself in September 2012. Our first rule is to ask – and we did.  We listened closely…

December 8, 2011

The Guardian’s Office  celebrates 2011 International Human Rights Day with the launch of six sets of flashcards for teaching children and young people with disabilities about their rights.  The cards simplify the 37 rights in South Australia’s Charter of Rights for Children and Young People in Care into seven key messages in sets tailored to suit three ability groups for girls and young women…

August 28, 2009

August 28, 2009The About Being in Care booklet contains information, contacts and advice for children and young people who are in care presented in a friendly and easy-to-read style.  Check out the About being in care PDF file or order it at the Requesting materials page.