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Introducing the Youth Advisory Committee

Meet the young people helping to shape the future of our youth programs

Anna Zhang

Anna Zhang

Anna loves using her creativity and art to empower, educate and advocate for individuals and issues. She has always been someone who has loved art since being a kid, from drawing to painting to hand crafting her own things…

Anna Zhang Biography

Ash Hem

Ash Hem

Ash is a visual artist who pulls from their experiences to create things. This includes their queerness, gender, culture, disability and all other bits of their life. To them, art captures something they can never quite catch with words. Art and creativity is the way they work with the world…

Ash Hem Biography

Natalie Williams

Natalie Williams

Natalie Williams (they/she) is a multi-disciplinary creative from Naarm, Melbourne. In their early creative career, they have interned at Archer Magazine, Australian Poetry and Girlfriend Magazine, participated a mentee in Melbourne Women in Film Festival’s Critics Lab, and are currently the Digital & Marketing Coordinator at The Wheeler Centre…

Natalie Williams Biography

Paige Harrington

Paige Harrington

Paige was born in China in 2003 and was adopted in November 2004. She has lived in Melbourne, Australia ever since and graduated high school in 2021. She commenced a Bachelor of Languages and Linguistics at LaTrobe in 2022and is majoring in Chinese…

Paige Harrington Biography

Raquel Fasano

an abstract artwork made out of blues and reds.

Raquel is a Deaf artist based in Naarm (Melbourne) that expresses herself through painting and drawing as her main mediums. Visual art in all its forms has been a treasured part of her life ever since she can remember…

Raquel Fasano Biography

Zac Chu

Zac (He/Him) is an emerging visual artist whose works have been exhibited online and offline in various states in Australia with a highlight being his entry for the Royal Children Hospital’s online exhibition…

Zac Chu Biography

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