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Dark of the moon

Words by Jahin, 20 NSW Welcome to the inside of my mind,A mansion of memories, that sometimes feels hollow,Cracks and curves,Embellishing the nature that swirls around it. Here you will find one of two things –The...

Fighting about feminism

Words by Ella, 23 VIC I was sitting at a coffee shop talking to my boyfriend when we got into an enamoured discussion about feminism. His stance: feminism is divisive. It does more harm than good in advancing the cause...

I’m one in four: the education system.

Words by Kirsten, 28 QLD I count to four as I breathe in and out. I have learnt, the caring sector is not for the faint-hearted. As a year nine student wheels himself onto the veranda on the chair he’s just stolen...

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The Platform | WhyNot

The Platform

What is the WhyNot platform WhyNot is for young Australians, by young Australians – it’s a platform to support and learn from each other without judgement and stereotypes and amplify our voices. We have opinions just...

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Have Your Say

If you’re ready to submit a piece, you’ve come to the right place! We have opinions just like everyone else – and we deserve to be heard. Complete the below to get the ball rollin’. WhyNot Website...

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Submission Guidelines

Ready to share? Awesome! You can submit right here. What kind of content are we looking for? WhyNot is a collection of stories, thoughts and ideas that are uncensored, un-institutionalised, and without any other agenda...

Paying our Contributors | WhyNot

Paying Our Contributors

WhyNot is about creating a safe space for young people to share and feel empowered. We understand that many of our contributors might be uni students, have multi hustles (side or otherwise) or are at the start of their...

Inspiration Hub

Looking for inspiration? Keen to learn something new? Or maybe you’re just looking for that catch-all boredom cure… Well, you’re in luck! Welcome to our INSPIRATION HUB. Our Editorial Committee have pulled together a...

Creating a Safe Space | WhyNot?

Creating a Safe Space

The WhyNot Platform starts conversations, opens minds and amplifies the voices of young people. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy, safety and peace of mind of our community – that includes you! Protecting You...

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