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Here you will find many important and entertaining resources available to you as you work your way through the project.

General Resources

Project Guidelines

> Download Project Guidelines (PDF)

The document above includes all of the important information about the project, how it works, what is required, what you need to know about your submission and how you can get more involved.

It is VERY important that you read through the submission requirements section of this document before recording and submitting your work.

Permission Form for Submissions

> Parental/ Guardian Consent Form (PDF)

> Parental/ Guardian Consent Form (DOCX)

All participants submitting entries to the Loungeroom Project who are under 18 will need to download this form for their parent/guardian to complete. This is will need to be uploaded when you complete the submission form to send in your work.

Behaviour Agreement

> WAYTCo Behaviour Agreement (link)

All members of WAYTCo are required to read and agree to the behaviour agreement. This is not your usual ‘Terms and Conditions’ document. This agreement has been developed with the input of our members and it provides important guidance on what is expected of you and your peers.

Seesaw Blog Opportunity

> Blog Brief (PDF)

> Parental/ Guardian Consent (PDF)

> Parental/ Guardian Consent (DOCX)

Seesaw Magazine is inviting Loungeroom Project participants a guest blog for their website. Seesaw is all about the arts in WA – providing reviews, features, opinion pieces and news, all about shows and exhibitions happening in WA.

They are inviting you to create a blog about your experience during this project and you will have the chance to be published on this popular arts website. You can create a blog via video or text. We’re looking for blogs that give us a window into your world, both in terms of where you live and who you are. We want to get to know you and your work! Please read the brief from Seesaw above.

Deadlines for for the Blog entries are on the following Fridays at 5pm:

  • 31 July
  • 7 Aug

Recommended Viewing

Here are some films/clips that the tutors have recommended for you that may be valuable as you move through the project.

‘Writing Advice from Trey Parker and Matt Stone’
Content warning: This video has bleeped out language.

Ira Glass on Storytelling

‘I’m not your inspiration, thank you very much | Stella Young’

‘I got 99 problems… palsy is just one | Maysoon Zayid’

Wellbeing Resources

Throughout this project your tutors are sharing tips on how they take care of their wellbeing – both physically and mentally. There are many great resources available, some of which we have shared here.


Act-Belong-Commit have a great guide for keeping mentally healthy, as well as lots of fabulous resources to assist in taking good care of yourself and others.

>View the online guide here

Where to get help

Here is a list of helplines to support you.

>Access Help Here

Youth Focus

If you’re aged 12 to 25 and are feeling sad, lonely or depressed, and have been for a period of time, face-to-face counselling via Youth Focue is free of charge, confidential, doesn’t require a formal referral and is available from five offices between Albany and Geraldton. Youth Focus operate with a team of highly trained and skilled psychologists, social workers and occupational therapists to provide a range of early intervention and prevention services free of charge, aimed at supporting young people and their families to overcome the issues associated with suicide, depression and self harm. Phone: (08) 6266 4333

>Access Youth Focus


eheadspace provides free online and telephone support and counselling to young people 12 – 25 and their families and friends. If you’re based in Australia and going through a tough time, eheadspace can help. You can talk 1-on-1 with an eheadspace clinician via an online chat, email or over the phone. You can also join group chats which cover a variety of helpful topics and are a great way to learn from other people’s experiences. Phone: 1800 650 890

Hours: 9am – 1am (Melbourne time) 7 days a week for a 1-on-1 chat. It’s a confidential, free and safe space to talk about what’s going on.

>Chat to headspace online