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Starlight Children's Foundation

About Livewire

  • Starlight's Livewire program is for teens aged between 12 and 20 years and runs 7 days a week on wards 12.30-8pm.

    Livewire supports teenagers living with a serious illness, chronic health condition or disability helping them connect with others, explore their creativity and develop new skills.

    Each year, Livewire runs a range of creative workshops in hospital including music, art, photography, film making, creative writing, multi-media and celebrity visits. 

    All Livewire hospital workshops are run by trained Livewire facilitators and a team of volunteers and all teens are welcome to pop by!

    Contact Livewire on 0473 024 655 or is a dynamic and safe online teen-only hang out. A chill out zone where young people with serious illness or disability can be social, build friendships, feel independent and connect with others who know what they’re going through. It's a place where they can just be teenagers. It’s filled with loads of cool features including articles, blogs, a chat room, messaging and Livewire TV.

    Livewire zine

    Grab a copy of the Livewire Zine made just for teens with awesome articles including interviews with celebrities and people doing cool stuff, informative pieces, creative writing, quizzes, puzzles and competitions. Contact us for copies.