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

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How To Meet Your Federal MP and Candidates

  • YACVic Policy Team
  • 04 May 2022

How out of touch are our politicians when it comes to young people? Notes from the 2019 School Climate Strikes

  • Hannah Mansfield
  • 12 April 2022

Why International Organisations Matter and How You Can Get Involved

  • Jack Dalrymple, Global Voices
  • 01 November 2021

How To Meet Your MP During COVID-19

  • YACVic Policy Team
  • 21 October 2020

Young People Remain in Limbo after July's Federal Economic Update

  • Lawrence Rogers, YACVic Policy Team
  • 27 July 2020

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

  • Lara Paull, YACVic
  • 27 April 2020

How you can take care and action during the bushfires

  • YACVic
  • 07 January 2020

How the Portable Long Service Benefits Scheme Affects Youth Services

  • Luke Rycken, YACVic Policy Manager
  • 24 October 2019

Helping young people keep in touch with their mental health

  • Briar Rolfe, YACVic Communications
  • 11 October 2019

How the Religious Discrimination Bill Affects Young People

  • Alberto Giglia and Luke Rycken, YACVic Policy Team
  • 26 September 2019

How governments can engage young people in policy making

  • Rose-Anna Selhorst
  • 14 May 2019

How young people are calling out the alcohol industry

  • Thomas Feng
  • 09 May 2019

How to write to your MP

  • YACVic
  • 29 March 2019

The power of young voters

  • Dr. Jessie Mitchell — YACVic Policy Manager
  • 28 March 2019

The power of a vote: how young people have always influenced our political climate

  • Dr. Jessie Mitchell
  • 08 November 2018

A guide to #vicyouth2020 – what we want to see at this year's state election

  • Dr. Jessie Mitchell, YACVic
  • 18 October 2018

Building stronger schools is everyone’s business

  • Dr. Jessie Mitchell, YACVic
  • 25 June 2018