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. …

Satellite at the Melbourne Marathon

The 2018 Melbourne Marathon was full of groups of people representing great organisation from around the world. Satellite Foundation was no exception. It was a bright sunny day and an excellent way to spread the word about all the work done at Satellite Foundation. We’re always on the look out for excellent activities that promote health and wellbeing while giving …

2018 Music and Songwriting Workshop

A free, three-day music, art, and songwriting program where children and young people aged 11-14 explore their creativity in
a supported environment. Facilitated by professional musicians, artists and Satellite staff, participants collaborate with one another to write and compose original songs, design album covers and create connections with one another. Our musicians, artists, and facilitators are passionate about providing the opportunity …