WhyNot

Category - Youth Empowerment

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Do you trust your computer?

Words by Sabrina, 19 VIC  It’s a marvel how much we’ve come to trust technology. Recently I was sitting in a Zoom class where we were discussing the impact of deep fakes. Deep fakes, for those who don’t know, are...

The internet and it’s demons

Words by Tayla, 23 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 or...

EC Unfiltered: Federal budget

What was a nice surprise for you to see included in this year’s budget and what do you feel it missed the mark on? A boost up for women everywhere. This year it was nice to see a serious uptake in spending on women’s...

Late Night Scrolling.

Words by Steph, 25 VIC You can read more work from Steph on her website. This piece was the Winner of the Get Comfortable Online Creative Competition 2021. Tap, Tap, Tap—but not the dreaded double tap from way back...

Motivation that Sticks

Words by Nicolas, 24 QLD Saying yes. Out loud, on paper or just in your head. It’s a simple motto to live by, it reinforces positivity, and generally the “yes” ethos can do wonderful things for you. When you feel a bit...

Sisyphean Again

Words by Lydia, 18 VIC I have a newfound sympathy for Sisyphus.Every time I near the top of homemade mountains,within grasping distance of gold-star successes,the boulder of my progress slips from my grip,rolls over my...

Travel in the Time of Corona

Words by Connor, 19 NSW I’m one of many young people who have had their travel plans cancelled or postponed by COVID-19. It’s a sad situation, but there will be a next time to travel, right? Sort of. A Reuters report...

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