Passing the gavel to young people

Young people are often locked out of power and not able to make key decisions about their own lives, particularly before they turn 18. But give them your trust and they will show you their wisdom.

New program to build young people’s power in local government

A new partnership between Mackay Regional Council and the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) is bringing a pilot program to the region that will revolutionise how young people are included in local government.

‘Ignored and left out’ – Young people respond to 2021 Federal Budget

Youth-led organisations Tomorrow Movement, Common Ground, Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC), Think Forward, Run For It, and the National Union for Students (NUS), say the Australian Government’s 2021 Budget has failed to address young people’s key concerns and needs.

Lien To

Lien To

Lien (she/her) is an FYA Ylab Manager.

Avalon Bourne

Avalon Bourne

Avalon (she/her) is a facilitator, entrepreneur and Founder of Sonder Youth.

Is Hay

Is Hay

Is (they/them) is a queer, disabled writer working with the Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS).

Passing the gavel to young people

Young people are often locked out of power and not able to make key decisions about their own lives, particularly before they turn 18. But give them your trust and they will show you their wisdom.

‘Ignored and left out’ – Young people respond to 2021 Federal Budget

Youth-led organisations Tomorrow Movement, Common Ground, Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC), Think Forward, Run For It, and the National Union for Students (NUS), say the Australian Government’s 2021 Budget has failed to address young people’s key concerns and needs.

Avalon Bourne

Avalon Bourne

Avalon (she/her) is a facilitator, entrepreneur and Founder of Sonder Youth.

New program to build young people’s power in local government

A new partnership between Mackay Regional Council and the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) is bringing a pilot program to the region that will revolutionise how young people are included in local government.

Lien To

Lien To

Lien (she/her) is an FYA Ylab Manager.

Is Hay

Is Hay

Is (they/them) is a queer, disabled writer working with the Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS).