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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In-person, online or hybrid? Working safely with less COVID restrictions

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 02 November 2022

Hannah's story: Youth work is healthcare

  • Katia Pellicciotta
  • 11 November 2022

Nurturing connections to support the youth sector

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 06 September 2021

Self-Care: Making it work for youth workers

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 03 September 2021

How to (really) check in with young people during lockdown

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 25 August 2021

How to set boundaries as an online moderator or facilitator

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 16 March 2021

How to Run Safe Youth Spaces Online: Tips By and For Regional Young Leaders and Youth Workers

  • Katia Pellicciotta, YACVic
  • 26 February 2021

COVID-19 Resources for LGBTIQA+ young people and carers

  • Briar Rolfe and Thomas Feng
  • 26 August 2020

A Fully Sick Music Festival Success

  • Tabitha Rickard, FReeZa Coordinator and Youth Engagement Officer at City of Ballarat, and Katja Fiedler, Acting Coordinator Youth Services at City of Ballarat
  • 11 August 2020

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

  • Lara Paull, YACVic
  • 27 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

A 12 Year Old’s Desire for Change in the Resi Care System

  • Kylie*
  • 18 November 2019

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

Starting with education: how youth work educators and young people are building a strong future together

  • YACVic
  • 14 August 2018

Free TAFE for youth work

  • YACVic
  • 24 May 2018

On the road to the 2018 state election – what's important to the Mallee?

  • YACVic
  • 05 March 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

Top 5 reasons to become a YACVic member

  • YACVic
  • 10 October 2017

How do I become a youth worker?

  • YACVic
  • 11 September 2017