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Wednesday, 10 April 2019
A Million Moments of Inspiration from The Y
“If we’ve got an opportunity to make someone else happy, why wouldn’t we do it?” - Andrew Lozanovski, the Y  Read More

Tuesday, 9 April 2019
United Nations ECOSOC Youth Forum
“As a YMCA nothing is more important than Young People. We don’t just empower Young People, we provide space for Young People to be empowered. This is an appeal - If we are serious about Young People, we need to put our action in place – no one organization can do it alone. We need to work together to have a sustainable impact on Young People so they can prosper in the world.” - Carlos Sanvee, Secretary General World YMCA shared at the United Nations ECOSOC Youth Forum.  Read More

Tuesday, 9 April 2019
2019 Young CEOs for a Day
Meet our Young CEOs who will "take over" their Ys across Australia this Friday, coinciding with our Y proclaimed National Youth Month celebrations and Youth Weeks across the country. Read More

Thursday, 4 April 2019
Budgets to win the Election but not Youth Vote says YMCA
Our verdict is in. Once again, the voices of young people have been ignored by politicians.  Read More

Tuesday, 2 April 2019
April is National Youth Month says the YMCA
The YMCA in Australia (The Y) has declared April National Youth Month in an effort to raise awareness, support and empower young people to be heard by public decision-makers on issues that affect their lives.  Read More

Tuesday, 19 March 2019
Hannah on the move as young YMCA CEO
YMCA South Australia CEO Haydn Robins will hand his chair over to 21 year-old Clare Health and Fitness Team Leader, Hannah Salter, in April after she was announced as the successful 2019 YMCA Young CEO Movement applicant. Read More

Tuesday, 26 February 2019
Secretary General Carlos Sanvee - a changing global landscape for young people
World YMCA Secretary General Carlos Sanvee shares his deep insights into the changing global landscape for young people, and how the YMCA needs to evolve too, in Melbourne, February 2019. 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

Wednesday, 23 January 2019
The Power of Intergenerational leadership
As the workplace becomes host to five generations, intergenerational relationships pose new challenges for both leaders and direct reports. For the first time in history there are five generations in the workforce: Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Generation Y, and Generation Z. We have all five generations at the Y – spanning from Life Governors (Traditionalists) to Gen Zs just entering our Centre’s workforce. Read More

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