We respect and honour Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on this land and commit to building a brighter future together.
Kreative Koalas uses art and multimedia as a vehicle to inspire young people to investigate and reflect on global sustainability issues and act at a local level.
The program encourages students and teachers to have courageous conversations around the following United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
The program provides the opportunity for students to be part of a team that welcomes their ideas and solutions and empowers them to act on these challenges as the future decision makers for the planet.
Kreative Koalas is an action learning program which engages primary and secondary school students in sustainability awareness, understanding and action through art, design, creativity, teamwork and project development by:
Kreative Koalas is a successful addition to the learning program for students that meets the needs of the curriculum and enhances classroom engagement. The public works of art created by students aim to educate, inspire and lead change in the community to address local sustainability issues.
“I love the student engagement. I love seeing the students come alive when they realise they have a voice and they can make a difference. I love to see the students take ownership of the project and I love to see the impact they can have and the reactions from the local community.”
Primary School teacher
By linking local schools to local community experts, Kreative Koalas aims to encourage intergenerational connection and greater awareness of existing long-term sustainability projects.
By inviting young people to co-design and drive projects in their school and community, the program empowers them to make decisions, lead, and act on sustainability issues they have identified.