At the Foundation for Young Australians, we exist to back young people across the country to beat injustice and create long-lasting change for all.
Unable to vote, under-represented in our Parliaments, undervalued in casualised workplaces, and unheard in our media – Australia’s systems and institutions aren’t built to back you.
But you’re more powerful than you know.
At FYA, we want to make sure our programs are focused on empowering young people, top to bottom. That’s why all our programs:
Activate the power of collective knowledge, working alongside a cohort of other young leaders to celebrate solidarity and magnify your impact.
Kick start or bolster your campaign or organisation by partnering with our team of Advocacy experts.
We're establishing a dedicated First Nations team, which will have a self-determined program of work.
To transform systems of injustice, the world needs genuine, durable change that goes beyond the symptoms to tackle the root cause. That’s why all our programs are built around the idea of backing young people in three ways:
From schools and communities to media and culture, we create and scale projects that put young people in decision-making positions.
Powered by the lived experience of young people, our social enterprise, YLab works with for-purpose organisations, corporate, and government clients to co-design the systems and services of the future.
From training to grants, we back youth-led movements and campaigns to create long-lasting and meaningful change in the face of injustice.
Ready to start making change? Reach out.
Chat with us now or just send us a message. Whether you end up taking a program with us, or working for another organisation, we’re here to help you.
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