The Centre’s PLATFORM Youth and Creative Culture Projects offer a range of opportunities for young people through creative engagement, skill development, supported planning, showcasing, performance and mentoring. Opportunities include:




PLATFORM Youth and Creative Culture Magazine is an annual adventure into all things youth and creative culture! It is an annual collection of incredible print publication work from young people.


We’re looking for Writers, Photographers, Designers, Editors and any other creatives who would like to contribute content to the next edition of Platform Magazine.  As always, the magazine is designed to give young people between 12 and 25 a voice to showcase who they are and celebrate their creative engagement with our community.

All our publications are available online for free here and at

If you or anyone you know would like to get involved in the next edition be sure to get in touch.























PLATFORM Podcasts are an exciting program involving young people in our community to produce audio podcasts for our Spotify channel PLATFORM Youth and Creative Culture.

The podcast episodes are approximately 10-15 minutes in length and explore all things from the youth and creative culture world, with series episode themes and topics ranging from music, art, politics, sport, fashion and everything else in between! All areas of interest will be considered.

When final edits on recordings are complete, podcast episodes will be made available on our Spotify channel and website


If you or anyone you know would like to get involved in a new episode, please tell us your ideas here via our PLATFORM Projects Submission Form.







Online Articles are an exciting publishing opportunity for young people to develop and showcase their creative writing skills. Pieces of creative writing including but not limited to short stories, poems, reflections and comic strips. We work in collaboration with organisations such as TasWriters to support, develop, and promote young Tasmanian writers at all stages of their careers. Together we can offer workshops, masterclasses, advice, information and resources to support young people’s writing interests.


Feel free to contact us about your interest in creative writing and to learn more about publishing your work as part of our website or showcases.







The YARC Gallery is located inside the centre and offers a great opportunity for young artists to showcase their artwork to young people visiting the centre and to the broader community.

The youth team can help you coordinate your exhibit including developing your series of art, hanging of works, planning and running a launch event and creating an art catalogue.

The YARC Gallery is great first step to showcase your art to the community and all styles of art are welcome for exhibit.

The Gallery is open to public viewing via the 44 Collins Street entrance to the centre 9.30am to 2.30pm Tuesday – Friday. Please ring the doorbell.


Contact us if you are interested in developing an art exhibition for the YARC Gallery.








Art on Victoria is a collaborative project between the City of Hobart’s Youth Arts and Recreation Centre and Council’s Community Safety Officer with support from Artery, LJ Hooker and the building owners at 137 Collins Street.

This city exhibition space provides young artists with an opportunity to showcase their talents to a wider audience and for Tasmanians to celebrate of the skills and creativity of our young people.

Check out the current series of art in Victoria Street behind Artery in the city.


If you are interested in submitting work for Art on Vic contact us. SUBMISSIONS (









The Loop is large-scale outdoor public screen which is a dedicated arts platform to showcase short films, documentaries, feature films, experimental films and interactive and non- narrative digital art.

The Programming is managed by the City of Hobart’s Public Art team and youth team work in collaboration to showcase young people’s creative works on the screen.

The screen is located in the courtyard in front of the University of Tasmania student accommodation in the Midtown precinct of Hobart, at 157 Elizabeth Street.

Visit the The Loop website for more information The Loop ( or contact us for support to participate or creation of works for The Loop screen.


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