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I am not your daughter.

Words by Jessica, 23 NSW This article contains themes of sexual assault, harassment and violence towards women which may be difficult to read or triggering to some readers. Readers in need can seek support from the...

Hope from a golden moment

Words by Anjelica, 20 NSW This article contains themes of anxiety, depression and mental health which may be difficult to read or triggering to some readers. Readers in need can seek support from the following services...

I Can’t Breathe

Words by Fibha, 22 NSW “I can’t breathe”; You hear us repeat! Yet, there’s no action, Just an attraction, For a fraction of bystanders. As we’re put down to the ground; With cuffs on our hands, And knees on our necks...

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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...

Have your say | WhyNot

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...

Submission Guidelines

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...

How to invoice | WhyNot

How to Invoice

For a lot of emerging creatives, invoicing can be a daunting and off-putting process. Our WhyNot Editorial Committee wants to help our contributors navigate this uncertain tertian and the best news is, it’s a pretty...

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