The StreetShot Youth Program is happening right now in regional Victoria and metro Melbourne. Connecting with young people, it’s about raising awareness of risks, testing and treatment for viral hepatitis and liver health, and busting stigma myths!
So far this year we have spoken to over 190 young people, ranging across 5 school sessions in regional Victoria – in Mildura, Warrnambool, Robinvale and the Yarra Valley – young people at Clontarf programs, a school in Kensington, two flexible learning centres in Seymour and Pakenham, students at three campuses of South West TAFE in Warrnambool, Hamilton and Portland, and at a Foyer youth centre in Warrnambool.
We’re delighted to have already received some media entries to the competition in the form of photographs, with young people designing images and captions to pass on important messages to other young people about hepatitis B and C.
The Annual StreetShot Youth Arts Competition is open to all young people under 25 years of age, regardless of whether they are connected to an education or a youth service.
The competition is a unique way of inviting young people to share, through their own creativity, what they understand about viral hepatitis. Participants can create an art project of their choice, to represent their understanding of viral hepatitis, and to communicate what they think other young people need to know, for their entry to the StreetShot Competition.
Entrants can submit any piece of artwork, including photographs, illustrations, paintings, video (e.g., narrated short stories, visuals, animations, playwright) or music or audio.
The closing date has been extended to Tuesday 4 October 2022, so there’s still time to get your submissions in. Enter now to be in the running for fabulous prizes valued at up to $1000 for winners!