We are part of the next 10 x 10 Melbourne event!

Satellite is one of three organisations chosen to be part of the upcoming 10 x 10 event in Melbourne on June 12th. 10×10 is a live crowdfunding “for purpose organisation” that is empowering the next generation of giving. 10×10 events are run by a team of  volunteers and are designed to support innovative grassroots charities. They feature a pitch from …

Smokestack Comedy Gig at Monash University THIS WEEK

Interested in an evening of comedy, songs and ideas exploring the concept of progress? Check out what’s happening at Monash this week featuring The Bedroom Philosopher – one of Satellite’s Ambassadors, author and all-round very funny, thoughtful person. Event: https://www.monash.edu/mlive/whats-on/events/smokestack/

Satellite’s Photography Workshop

On a beautiful sunny autumn day in the recent April school holidays a group of inspiring teenagers, along with two Satellite leaders came together to capture/talk about/observe and connect with each other and life around us. Presented with a photography scavenger hunt we explored a simple 1km radius around Brunswick, realising that within that circle there were seven really unique …

April School Holiday Photography Workshop

Satellite is running a one-day Photography Workshop on Wednesday April 17 in the second week of the upcoming school holidays. The workshop is FREE and open to young people 13-18yrs (approx) and will be a wonderful chance to explore perspective and connection through a different lens 🙂 Lunch is provided on the day and participants don’t need to bring anything! …

An Interview with David Miller

Big and Me is a beautiful children’s book written and illustrated by Australian author David Miller. Through metaphor it explores the experience of a child living with an adult who has a mental illness. Satellite’s Laura Pettenuzzo met with David to chat about creative writing, mental health and the importance of a powerful story.   L: What inspired you to …

Young Leader Program 2019

Satellite’s Young Leader Program offers unique opportunities for young people aged 18 – 25 (approx). Running over one evening and three Saturdays (April-June) and finishing with a Leadership Camp the program is designed to equip participants with skills in leadership, public speaking, group facilitation, conflict resolution and empathy based communication. It is also a safe and supportive space for conversations …

An Interview with Brad McEwan

At Satellite, we’re all about connecting with other people and honouring everyone’s story, no matter what. Our Lived Experience Co-ordinator recently had the privilege of sitting down with one of our Ambassadors, Brad McEwan, to chat about his story and what advice he would give to other young people growing up in a family where mental health challenges are present. …