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The world has opened up to me since arriving in Australia

By Paw Ku Htee Haywire 2021 Winner

Heywire winner, Paw Ku Htee – Eaglehawk, Victoria I spent the first 15 years of my life in a refugee camp. I am a Karen from Myanmar. My parents fled their village because of the civil war and I was born in Ma...

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You never appreciate home until you leave

By Tully Heywire 2021 Winner

Heywire winner, Tully – Dixie, Victoria I was putting my swimming bag in the car for another early morning training session when I saw the stars. I never really took notice of them before I moved to the city...

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I was so scared of going to boarding school

By Anonymous

Heywire winner, Miranda – Creswick, Victoria I remember thinking to myself 'I should just run away right now'. If I leave they can't take me away. I didn't want my family to send me away to boarding schoo...

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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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Encourage Calmness

Music to bring a sense of calm to your day. Explore playlists which other young people have created to help them feel calm ...

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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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