Elevate is our blog by young people, for young people.

Do you have an opinion on an issue you want to share? Do you have a solution to a problem?  We want to hear from young people and those who work with them to submit their writing to be published here on Elevate.

We’d love to hear what you have to say about making a difference, being a young person, your community or anything else you're passionate about and want young people to know about. Let Elevate be a platform for getting your voice out there!

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Using life experience to make change with Mac

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 13 December 2021

COVID recovery for students and young creatives with Mia

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 22 November 2021

Accessible education in COVID-19: Mac’s story

  • Katia Pellicciotta
  • 19 July 2021

Reflecting on accessibility, online workshops, and the Emerging Young Leaders Program

  • Alexa Yao, YDAS Young Leader
  • 26 March 2021

Mac’s Life After the Emerging Young Leaders Program

  • Mac, 17
  • 18 December 2020

COVID-19 resources for disabled young people

  • YDAS
  • 05 October 2020

How to get started hiring disabled young people

  • Simon Green
  • 05 August 2020

Why Autism Acceptance Month is Important

  • Issy (YDAS Map Your Future Co-facilitator)
  • 27 April 2020

How making a complaint about a mental health service can help improve the system

  • Thomas Feng
  • 23 April 2020

4 Young Adult Books with Disability Representation

  • YDAS
  • 16 January 2020

Bushfire resources for Victorians with disability

  • YDAS
  • 06 January 2020

Four Things I’ve Learned from Listening to Young People with Disability

  • YDAS Co-Designer
  • 18 September 2019

Speaking up as a young person with disability

  • YDAS
  • 09 August 2019

Building an inclusive youth sector together

  • Sebastian Antoine
  • 03 May 2019

I need more information about NDIS… where can I go?

  • YDAS
  • 03 October 2018

Finding the right NDIS supports

  • YDAS
  • 04 July 2018

NDIS 101: Managing your NDIS plan

  • YDAS
  • 10 May 2018

Handy hints for your NDIS planning meeting

  • YDAS
  • 26 February 2018

Joining the NDIS as a young person with disability

  • YDAS
  • 22 January 2018

A new brand of inclusion, diversity and youth participation

  • YDAS
  • 11 September 2017