YMCA - Why Not?

About WhyNot?

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 like everyone else, and we deserve to be heard.

Research says only 20% of young Australians aged 18 to 24 years feel able to speak up within their community about important issues. We say this isn’t good enough!

This online platform was created to allow all young people an opportunity to have their voices heard by publishing their opinions, questions, ideas and stories. We want to stimulate debate and prompt conversations about the issues that matter to you without censorship or agenda as an authentic representation of the voices of young people. 

  • Let’s ask questions – WhyNot?
  • Let’s speak up – WhyNot?
  • Let’s make change – WhyNot?

WhyNot? is supported by the YMCA in Australia.

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It’s a platform to amplify our voices, support and learn from each other, and resist stereotypes. We have opinions just like everyone else – and we deserve to be heard.

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