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9/05/2018
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Showcasing YMCA Australia Director Ben Hubbard

YMCA Australia is proud to showcase Ben Hubbard, Director of YMCA Australia. Ben has a rich tapestry of experience, having worked as chief executive of the Bush Fire Reconstruction Authority, helping to restore 30 plus communities after the Black Saturday bushfires in Melbourne, as well as Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister, achieving social reform and the commencement of the Institutional Abuse Royal Commission. He’s also worked in a range of roles across a range of sectors - public, private, non-profit sectors, academia in Copenhagen, Canberra and Melbourne.

9/05/2018
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Federal budget and young people

The 2018 federal budget, unveiled last night by Treasurer Scott Morrison, impacts young Australians in several key ways. Some tax relief is welcome of course, as anything that puts a bit more money in the pockets of young people entering the workforce is a positive thing, especially given the rising cost of living.

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    Global Gathering Reflection

    ​I was lucky to have the chance to attend the YMCA change agent global gathering, held in Setubal, a town about an hour ...

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    4 Myths about young people debunked

    "Young people are avocado-eating, latte-sipping work bludgers. They have never had it better and should stop their ...

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    What you need to know about Generation Z

    At the YMCA we believe in the power of inspired young people. And when we say young people, we mean 12 to 22 year olds. ...

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    YMCAs across Australia appoint young people as CEOs for the Day

    ​It’s interesting that there are renewed calls for a Federal Minister for Youth here in Australia. Well, tomorrow, ...

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