Heywire is young regional Australians telling it like it is. They share candid and courageous stories about life outside the big cities.

Heywire - Shakira from Tennant Creek, NT

Heywire winner Shakira misses her Pop but stays connected to him, and her culture, by caring for the local garden.

Heywire - Yusuf from Broken Hill, NSW

Heywire winner Yusuf thinks of himself as a typical Broken Hill boy. He keeps busy with school, footy, working in the family bakery, and his faith.

Heywire - Cindy-Lee from Donnybrook, WA

Heywire winner Cindy-Lee is determined to prove that young mums from the country can have successful careers too.

Heywire - Maletta from Tiwi Islands, NT

Heywire winner Maletta loves animation and kickboxing. She wants to make anime inspired by Dreamtime stories, when she's not training to become a kick-boxing champion.

Heywire - Paris from Yamba, NSW

After surviving extreme bushfires, Paris is thankful to the local firefighters who saved her home.

Heywire - Ku Htee from Bendigo, VIC

Heywire winner Ku Htee spent the first 15 years of her life in a refugee camp in Thailand. Now she lives in Bendigo and is proud to celebrate her Karen culture.

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