Latest News
Friday, 29 May 2020
The Y's first online youth-led solutions summit!
Join us for our first online youth-led solutions summit where young people from across the country can share their experiences of COVID-19 and work collectively on what the solutions are to the issues they face.  Read More

Thursday, 28 May 2020
Winter Webinar Series on safeguarding and wellbeing
The Y is excited to announce our FREE Safeguarding Children and Young People Webinar Series in conjunction with our amazing partners - Australian Childhood Foundation, WhyNot and Moores. Places are limited, so please register now to secure your place and hear from our amazing young people and safeguarding experts. Read More

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

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