PLATFORM Episode #3 Gamer Alex Ennis

Gamer Alex Ennis talks to Mel and Joel from Youth ARC about gaming, tech, gender, and the darkside of online gaming, breaking stereotypes and opening our minds to the world of fluid thinking and online gaming… Whether you’re into ‘adventure’, ‘shoot em up’ or some other gaming genre, this podcast is bound be insightful.

PLATFORM Episode #2 Mentalist Kassim Beydoun

Joel Imber and Mel Antal from Youth ARC become spellbound and captivated by young Mentalist + Magician Kassim Baydoun! Listen in to get a glimpse of this mesmerizing talent!

PLATFORM Youth and Creative Culture projects

The City of Hobart is looking for creatives aged 12 to 25 interested in contributing to a number of new and exciting creative opportunities that celebrate the skill, passion and creativity of young people in our community. Works will complement the inaugural Hobart Current exhibition, Liberty 2020, through a program of diverse community activities in…

PLATFORM Episode #1 Musician Bryce Tilyard

Joel Imber and Mel Antal chat to local singer songwriter and emerging musician Bryce Tilyard. Bryce talks about his music inspirations and gives us a quick lesson in creating music on the spot!


Whenever I see the words ‘body image’ and ‘positivity’ together I have a tendency to switch off. Originally this was because I was confident it didn’t apply to me – I didn’t have issues with how I looked. But more recently, it’s because I’ve become increasingly aware that ‘loving your body’ is so much easier said than done, especially when the people saying it appear to have already reached the goal. It sort of feels like someone

Embracing the beautiful unknown

These days there’s an obsession with needing to find out the “unknown” in our lives. When will I have my dream job? When will I build/buy my first home? When will I be getting married or having kids? When will I be able to afford my dream holiday?

Bear With Me Café Review

Bear with Me, South Hobart’s freshest new café, has been causing plenty of buzz since its initial opening. It offers a unique take on brunch food thanks to the inspired visions of Alicia Liu and Viv Xiao and their partnered chefs, including Lachlan Fletcher from the outstanding Chin Chin restaurant in Melbourne.

Breaking Records, Pushing Limits

Did you know that in a small cafe in the heart of Hobart, the Guinness World Record for most coffees made in an hour has been set not once, not twice, but three times? Sitting on the corner of Macquarie and Elizabeth Streets, Atlas Espresso has a huge heart and matching personality. You may have walked by their witty chalkboard, or seen people crowding the busy shopfront.

The North-West Passage

Words Sean Connors The land echoes with refrains of the past. There are songs here in the north-west passage that few have heard. The birds make their voices known. The waterfalls rumble in the depths of the rainforests. The waves crash against the shore. The sounds of society are far away, like whispers on the…