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Why Kids Thrive programs are more important than ever

Our programs build confidence, leadership skills, self-esteem and mental wellbeing–everything kids need to help rebuild communities impacted by disaster. Do you recall being troubled by world events as a kid? Did you worry about the Vietnam war? Or nuclear testing in the Pacific? Did the fear of AIDS or the hole in the ozone layer […]

The top 5 things we’ve learnt running programs to empower kids

Ten years ago we sat down at the kitchen table with an idea; to empower kids to have a meaningful, positive impact on their communities.

2019 Annual Report – The Incredible Power of Child-led Change

Our 2019 Annual Report is now available. Take a look and see where we are after nearly a decade of fostering creative child-led change.

It’s time … Kids as Catalyst is coming online!

Drumroll please … we are bringing our award-winning Kids as Catalyst program online. Meet our enthused, energised and expert development team!

Kids Thrive on ABC’s Life Matters

As we prepare to bring our award-winning Kids as Catalyst program online, this ABC Radio National interview with our founders is well worth a listen.

Nip IT – interrupting the link between excessive online gaming and gambling harm

Kids Thrive’s latest partnership with Victorian school children empowers them to take positive action on an alarming new issue that directly impacts them. Kids Thrive has commenced a unique project with pre-adolescent kids to raise awareness on the addictive nature of gaming and the potential links to gambling harm. The first of its kind in […]

COVID-19 – Kids must be empowered participants in response to coronavirus

It is a time of great uncertainty, fear and anxiety for many children, as the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to worsen. Each child must be given every opportunity to voice their concerns, questions and comments during this time and be part of the public conversation. The agency of children is the foundation of Kids Thrive’s […]

What Australia can learn from Scottish children

Kids Thrive has worked for 10 years to empower children to lead creative change in their communities and play an active role in the democratic process.

After the bushfires – being actively connected and engaged in recovery efforts will build children’s resilience

Right now, thousands of kids around Australia are doing it tough.

GivingTuesday – THANK YOU to those who joined the global movement

On 3 December 2019, millions of people across the globe mobilised to show up, give back, and change their communities. We want to say a very big thank you to those who contributed to Kids Thrive!