Trust shapes who we believe, who we follow, the relationships we form, and the social media we consume. It shapes our work and financial decisions and our confidence in leaders and institutions.
As the curtains are drawn on a year that saw a mixture of retreat and re-emergence across the globe, we checked in with some of the leaders at Creating Community to unearth their year’s highlights?
The way we work together post COVID is light years away from how we worked three years ago – but how we work together and the values that bind us remain the same as they always have.
National Reconciliation Week is a time to come together and elevate the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as we work together to forge a path forward that is inclusive, just and equitable.
For 30 years we have helped build healthy communities, where people feel safe, valued and cared for. We know through our extensive experience, that the key to enriching the wellbeing of communities can only happen by forming effective partnerships with individuals, stakeholders and organisations.
Neighbourhood revitalisation requires a holistic, collaborative approach to create positive change. This is at the heart of what we do at Creating Communities, working with community members and stakeholders to build solid foundations that forge connected, thriving communities that feel safe and supported.
Through the fog of uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic for the last two years, we have seen a reconnaissance of strong and connected communities, supporting each other through challenging times. For many who aren’t able to see families and loved ones for such a long period of time, being part of a supportive, welcoming community can have a huge impact on their mental wellbeing.
Did you know that women now account for 50% of all medical graduates but only 12% of all surgeons in Australia are women?
Today marks the beginning of National Reconciliation Week, a time commemorating significant milestones in Australia’s reconciliation journey— the successful 1967 referendum which amended the Constitution to include Aboriginal people in the census; and the High Court judgement in the historic Mabo v Queensland case that introduced the legal doctrine of native title into Australian law, respectively.
Martu and Nyiyaparli have dreamed of this place and can see a better future for all.