Need a Lift? Photography Competition

Need a Lift? Logo and description

Need a Lift? is a Youth Mental Health Month photography competition. To celebrate positive mental health, we're asking you to capture a photo of something uplifting, positive or joyful in your life or community.

Selected photos will be showcased in the elevators of Health and Council facilities and on social media in October during Mental Health Month. 

Eligibility Criteria: 

To be eligible for the Need a Lift? Photography Competition you must: 

  1. Be 12 - 24 years of age 
  2. Live, work or study in the Northern Sydney region 
  3. Submit an original photo that you have photographed 
  4. Have consent from any people in the photo for the photo to be included in the Need a Lift? Photography Competition 

Competition Closing Date: 

Entries close at midnight on Monday 11 September.

How to Enter: 

Click the registration link below to upload an original photo. As part of your application, you will be asked to explain why this photo is uplifting in 50 words or less.  


Competition Winner

$350 Westfield Voucher


$250 Westfield Voucher

People's Choice Award

$250 Westfield Voucher

Age Category Awards
  • 12-15 years: $150 Westfield Voucher 
  • 16-18: $150 Westfield Voucher 
  • 19- 24: $150 Westfield Voucher 


This competition is jointly organised by Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD) School-link, Lane Cove Council, City of Ryde Council, Ku-Ring-Gai Council, Mosman Council, Northern Beaches Council, North Sydney Council, Avalon Youth Hub, Headspace Brookvale, Headspace Chatswood, and Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Community Drug Action Team (CDAT). 


  • Monday, 17 July 2023 | 01:00 AM - Monday, 11 September 2023 | 11:59 PM
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