Latest News
Wednesday, 5 December 2018
YMCA's Youth Parliament founder David Davis
We recently interviewed David Davis, current YMCA Life Governor and founder of Youth Parliament, who lives in Adelaide. “I had the pleasure of working with wonderful young people, inspiring young people, I can’t tell you how important it was to have the pleasure of working with such intelligent young people. I’m so pleased to have worked with them, and if I can say I’m leaving a bit of a legacy, Youth Parliament is it.” - David Davis. Read More

Wednesday, 5 December 2018
2018 Community Impact Report released
The YMCAs of Australia Community Impact Report 2018 has just been released, and we are so proud of what we have achieved and where we are heading in building the Y of the future. Read More

Tuesday, 4 December 2018
New Directors for YMCA Australia Board
At our 2018 National Convention AGM, we welcomed new Directors, Jonathon Rea, Kendal Moss, Jenny McCombe, Natalie Matulick and Mark Mugaioni. See their profiles below. Read More

Tuesday, 4 December 2018
YMCA Life Governor Appointed
John Bindon has been appointed as a Life Governor at the YMCA's recent 2018 AGM. Read More

Monday, 26 November 2018
Congratulations YMCA Australia Award winners!
On Saturday, 25 November, at our 2018 National Convention AGM, our YMCA Australia Award winners were announced - congratulations! Read More

Monday, 19 November 2018
YMCA Services announces new CEO
The Board of YMCA Services is delighted to announce Glyn Davies has been appointed as CEO of YMCA Services after an extensive and exhaustive internal and external recruitment process over the past few months.  Read More

Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Melinda Crole, CEO and Sophie MacDonald, Youth Governor NSW at Parliament today
YMCA Australia at its core, believes in the power of inspired and engaged young people in determining the future of society. To further this notion, inspiring and engaging young people within the political processes of Australia, is critical to the future of society and democracy. Read More

Wednesday, 24 October 2018
Meet Stephen Ellich, President of YMCA Victoria
We interviewed Stephen Ellich, President of YMCA Victoria recently. Stephen has been such an asset to the Y, as a major contributor and thought leader over the years on both the Y Vic and Y Australia boards. Most of Stephen's roles have involved repairing or restoring a companies’ performance, building high-performing teams, strategic planning in those businesses, positioning them for growth and enterprise-wide transformation. Read More

Monday, 22 October 2018
National Apology to Survivors - YMCA Australia's Statement
YMCA Australia's Statement National Apology to Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Read More

Thursday, 2 August 2018
Train mind and body for mental fitness: WhyNot?
We love headspace’s headcoach campaign, with seven high-profile Australian athletes including Tom Boyd, Kurtley Beale and James Tedesco sharing candid experiences of their own challenges with mental health. Read More