Who We Are
FYA was established in 2000 through a partnership between The Queen’s Trust and the Australian Youth Foundation.
We’ve traditionally worked out of our headquarters in Melbourne, throughout the pandemic we’ve been unlocking a new future of hybrid-working – adapting to online, remote working while still delivering high quality projects, including a new organisational strategy.
Today’s generation of young people in Australia are facing unprecedented and intersecting crises. They also have the skills, insight and ambition to address them.
Our vision is that young people have the power to beat injustice and transform the future. In pursuit of this vision, our purpose is to back young people with the trust, resources, skills, and connections to make change.
We’re working to create an Australia where young people are valued, supported and engaged.
FYA turns the knowledge gained from our research into action, co-designing programs and events for young people, with young people in collaboration with educational institutions and government as well as corporate and philanthropic partners.