'Need a Lift' Youth photography competition

Next date: Friday, 19 July 2024 | 04:00 PM to Sunday, 11 August 2024 | 11:59 PM

youth photo comp 2024

To celebrate positive mental health we're asking you to capture a photo of something uplifting, positive or joyful in your life or community.

This photography competition is for young people aged 12-24 who live, work or study in the Northern Sydney area.

Selected photos will be showcased in the elevators of Health & Council facilities as well as social media during Mental Health Month in October.

There will be 6x Mastercard Gift Cards up for grabs with values of up to $350. All winners will receive an invitation to a free Advanced Photography Workshop.

To enter, send in an original photo and in 50 words or less, tell us why this photo is uplifting to you in the description box.

Enter here

Submissions close on 11 August 2024.

For inspiration, please enjoy some of 2023’s Ku-ring-gai local entries.

In the month of October, the People's Choice Competition will take place on the PollUnit page. All the eligible entries will be displayed and the photo with the most 'likes' will win a Mastercard Gift Cards.

Be sure to tell all your friends and family to vote in the People's Choice Competition in October for Mental Health Month!

The 2024 Need a Lift! Youth Photography Competition is organised by:

Northern Sydney Local Health District School-Link Program; Child and Youth Mental Health Service; headspace Brookvale; headspace Chatswood; Ku-ring-gai Council; City of Ryde; North Sydney Council; Lane Cove Council; Mosman Council; Northern Beaches Council; Willoughby Council; Macquarie University Lifespan Health and Wellbeing Research Centre; Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Community Drug Action Team.



  • Monday, 01 July 2024 | 08:30 AM - Sunday, 11 August 2024 | 11:59 PM