Creative First Aid Short Courses
Press Play

Find a practice of play and creativity, for fun, and for your wellbeing.

(Re)Discover a playful and restorative art form. From one off workshops to 4 week courses, we'll guide you through mastering the skills and integrating them into a practice of self care. These courses are currently online, and can cater for a range of accessibility needs.

5 Nov


Lunch Break: Creative Habits at Work

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9 Mar

4 weeks

Press Play: A 4 week course for Creative Wellbeing

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7 Feb

8 wks

ReMind 8 Week Creative Program

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3 Feb

5hrs online learning, + 3 x 2.5hr Zoom sessions

Youth Mental Health First Aid

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Who's it for?

A small group course of play and exploration for everyone

Press Play is a 4 week course for anyone in the community that would like to bring a little bit of play and creativity back into their lives, as part of a commitment to mental wellbeing. In some courses, we include a little kit of materials!

This is a small group course of play and creative exploration. We add some content about how each practice can support your wellbeing, but it is not a support group program. It's for everyone and anyone in the community, from across Australia!

"Michele is an amazing teacher! I felt so lucky, like having my own little stitching circle I could join each week, from my lounge, and in my pyjamas! So cosy, supportive, and I learnt heaps. I'm now a total stitching nerd!" - Malai, Melbourne, Stitching Course Participant

Creative Prescription Facilitors

Your creative facilitator is a professional artist and takes you through four weeks to develop skills and technique in a creative practice, alongside a few tools and ways to reflect on how this practice assists in keeping our mental health strong.

Marcelo Baez

Illustration & Drawing

Emma Saunders

Dance & Movement

Helena Fox


Elana Stone

Music & singing

Narelle Happ

Plants & Gardens

Kiara Mucci


Nina Kourea

Food & Cooking

Michelle Elliot


Joshua Heath

Photography, Illustration

Mel Young

Textiles, Visual Art

Sally Ann Conwell

Visual arts, painting and illustration

Our Other Creative First Aid courses

8 weeks
Creativity on Prescription Course: explore a range of practices each week, along with a home delivered creative first-aid kit.
Lunch Break
One OFf
A one-hour-a-week creative workplace program to foster creative habits for wellbeing