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People who truly care about me don't judge me for my hearing loss

By Tahalia Heywire 2021 winner

Heywire winner, Tahalia – Biloela, Queensland I'm sitting there trapped in a billion cords wrapped around my head and neck, leading to my ears. I'm holding a button in my hand, pressing it every time I hear a ...

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Cerebral palsy won't stop me chasing my farming dreams

By Josh Heywire 2021 Winner

Heywire winner, Josh – Macksville, NSW You never really know what a cow is going to do in the ring. They don't normally behave. Sometimes they go a bit wild. Parading cattle in shows is nerve wracking, I'...

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The wheelchair isn't who I am, but it's definitely shaped who I am

By Lily - Heywire 2021 Winner

Heywire winner, Lily – Nowra, NSW My first day of high school was terrifying. "Why is she here?" "Is she going to be in our class?" I had come from a small primary school of 80 where everyone knew each o...

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Tune Your Mood

Our music section is about helping you to think about the positive ways and impact of your music engagement. What music is helpful? Which songs positively impact you? Which are perhaps not so helpful? Explore playlists other young people have created as a positive tool for certain times in their day...

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Boost My Mood

Need a boost? Tune into these playlists full of music to lift you up! Explore playlists which other young people have created to give their mood a boost ...

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Have Fun

Get a soundtrack for your fun times whether chilling with friend, partying, road trip, or any fun time. Explore playlists which other young people have created as a background soundtrack to good times.

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Have Timeout

Even when we can’t physically go somewhere different, music can still help us have timeout. Explore playlists which other young people have created to help them have some timeout...

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