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Wednesday, 20 May 2020
The Y launches National Youth Survey findings across social media
Today, we are launching our own National Youth Survey findings. The Y believes in the power of inspired young people - and we want to amplify their voices, particularly around their concerns. Read More

Wednesday, 6 May 2020
Australia’s oldest Youth Organisation warns against long-term impacts of COVID-19 on young people
The Y has warned that the impacts of Coronavirus COVID-19 on young people will be long-lasting without interventions and support for young people. Read More

Wednesday, 29 April 2020
Online safety for young people
At the Y we believe in the power of inspired young people. For young people to be inspired they must feel safe and be safe. With Covid-19 increasing the amount of time children and young people are spending online, we know they are at increased risk of harm both directly and indirectly.  Read More

Friday, 17 April 2020
Coronavirus COVID-19 update
For the health and safety of our staff and the whole community in line with the latest Australian Government advice, the Y in Australia is continuing to adapt and respond to the evolving situation caused by the Coronavirus pandemic to provide support and care for everyone in our community as best we are able in these unprecedented times. Read More

Friday, 1 November 2019
A Million Moments at the Y - Mitchell's story
Mitchell Collins sometimes finds it hard to have his voice heard. But at The Y, Mitchell has always felt empowered to speak and be heard. Mitchell developed a love of woodworking through countless afternoons spent in his Grandfather’s garage working on projects together. After his passing, Mitchell was inspired to start a new program called ‘Men’s Shed’ to share his knowledge and passion with other members of The Y’s disability support programs. Read More

Friday, 1 November 2019
A Million Moments at the Y - Steph's story
Steph Ferguson has been connected to The Y since she was just 5 years old, back when her mother worked there. Steph’s achievements are impressive, but her philosophy is simple – put yourself out there and take risks. Read More

Tuesday, 5 February 2019
World YMCA leaders take a stand for young people
World YMCA leaders will take a stand for young people in Brisbane next week. Over 50 world leaders of the YMCA, the world’s largest and oldest youth organisation, will gather in Brisbane next week (11-14 Feb), in the lead up to the organisation’s 175th birthday in London, where the YMCA began, in August. Read More