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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Self-Care: Making it work for youth workers

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 03 September 2021

How can youth workers find their ‘burnout boundary’?

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 01 September 2021

How to set boundaries as an online moderator or facilitator

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 16 March 2021

Joining Safe Youth Spaces Online: Tips By and For Regional Young People

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 26 February 2021

5 things you should know about 26 January

  • YACVic
  • 21 January 2021

How To Meet Your MP During COVID-19

  • YACVic Policy Team
  • 21 October 2020

Coping with Grief during COVID-19

  • Sammy Huynh
  • 16 September 2020

COVID-19 Resources for LGBTIQA+ young people and carers

  • Briar Rolfe and Thomas Feng
  • 26 August 2020

Pronoun rounds, houseplants, and other ways to avoid misgendering a colleague

  • Briar Rolfe
  • 10 July 2020

Ways to Check In With Your Friends

  • PROJECT ROCK-IT Presenters: Tayla McKechnie, Ror Akot, Isabelle Blashki, Amal Wehbe, Jayde Petrie
  • 01 July 2020

How rural and regional communities are supporting each other during COVID-19

  • Lara Paull
  • 28 May 2020

A Step-by-Step Guide for Rent Relief for Young People in Victoria

  • Lara Paull, YACVic
  • 27 April 2020

COVID-19 Cybercrime and tips to avoid scams

  • Steph Brenkovich, YACVic
  • 24 April 2020

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

  • Thomas Feng
  • 23 April 2020

5 budget-friendly meals to get you through COVID-19 restrictions

  • Julian Garrido
  • 17 April 2020

5 things to keep you occupied during COVID-19

  • Nitul Deshpande
  • 03 April 2020

Resources for young people experiencing family or domestic violence during COVID-19 lockdown

  • Julian Garrido
  • 01 April 2020

What young people and the youth sector can do about COVID-19

  • YACVic
  • 16 March 2020

Why sexual health services need to be more accessible for young people

  • Law Donnelly
  • 29 October 2019

How the Portable Long Service Benefits Scheme Affects Youth Services

  • Luke Rycken, YACVic Policy Manager
  • 24 October 2019

How to have your voice heard on mental health

  • Luke Rycken and Dr. Jessie Mitchell
  • 05 June 2019

Building an inclusive youth sector together

  • Sebastian Antoine
  • 03 May 2019

How to write to your MP

  • YACVic
  • 29 March 2019

Spinning it my way: what I’m learning as a judge for Top Spin

  • YACVic
  • 29 May 2018

Interview insights: sitting on the other side of the table

  • YACVic
  • 15 May 2018

Turning tables: what it’s like to join YACVic’s interview panel as a young member

  • YACVic
  • 15 February 2018

How everyone can understand the value of youth work

  • YACVic
  • 15 February 2018

5 things youth workers can do about current media reports on youth crime

  • YACVic
  • 25 July 2019

Ideas for better supporting young people leaving out-of-home care

  • YACVic
  • 23 November 2017

Taking care during the marriage equality debate

  • YACVic
  • 21 September 2017