Mick Creati

Biography:

Dr Mick Creati is a Paediatrician and Adolescent Physician. Mick was Head of the Medical Services, in the Parkville Youth Justice Precinct, from 2011 to 2013, where he directly provided health care to hundreds of children in custody over this two year period. In 2016, he was summonsed to provide evidence to the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory regarding the standards of health care for children in detention. Mick has for the last five years worked two days a week as a Paediatrician at the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service, in Fitzroy, where many of his patients are involved in the Child Protection and / or the Youth Justice Systems. Mick has for the last 19 years also been employed as an Adolescent Physician in the Department of Adolescent Medicine, Royal Children’s Hospital. Mick is a Senior Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He is the College’s spokesperson on Raising the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility and has campaigned widely on behalf of the College on this issue.