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Mountainous Barriers WhyNot

Mountainous Barriers

Words by Markos, 28 VIC Artist statement: – This is a simple but honest piece that illustrates the challenges of getting a job when you have mental health issues. While it’s difficult to climb those hills...

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The Stigma of Staying After High School

Words by Sol, 19 WA Illustration by Aileen, You can find more of her work on Instagram @aileenetc With a population of just under 2 million people, Perth lags behind other Australian cities such as Sydney (5...

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What a Time to be Alive

Digital artwork by Julianna, 26 VIC This piece was a finalist of the Youth Summit Creative Competition 2020. I  like to use Instagram. I discovered the abilities of sharing quick Instagram stories which act for me...

Side Effects May include - Artist Submission

Side Effects May Include

Submission by Julia. 24 VIC This piece was a finalist of the Youth Summit Creative Competition 2020. Artist Statement: – ‘I created this piece to highlight the impact that mental health can have on maintaining...

A Young Australian’s Voice

Recording & Words by Imogen, 21 VIC Illustration by Aileen, You can find more of her work on Instagram @aileenetc This piece was a finalist of the Youth Summit Creative Competition 2020. In this audio...

The Interview - WhyNot Blog Article

The Interview

Words by Hardeep, 28 NSW Illustration by Aileen, You can find more of her work on Instagram @aileenetc This piece was the Winner of the Youth Summit Creative Competition 2020. The tapping of the receptionist’s...

Meandering Mind | WhyNot?

Meandering Mind

Words by Joanita, 24 NSW Illustration by Aileen, You can find more of her work on Instagram @aileenetc I always thought I knew what I wanted – but the longer I spend searching the job market, the more I...

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The Pressure of Productivity

Words by Imogen, 26 QLD Illustration by Aileen, You can find more of her work on Instagram @aileenetc If you had asked me at the beginning of March what my plans were in the upcoming month, I would have told...

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