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Wednesday, 9 May 2018
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.  Read More

Wednesday, 9 May 2018
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.  Read More

Monday, 7 May 2018
Alarming new data on rise of self-harm among young people
YMCA calls for a new conversation around mental health, in response to alarming new data in today's Medical Journal of Australia showing rising numbers of self-harming in young people. Read More