Youth Development Australia Ltd (YDA) is public benevolent institution created by a group of leading thinkers and practitioners in the youth field as a platform for change for young people especially those most disadvantaged by family or community circumstances.

The three core activities of YDA are:
  1. Create and trial innovative and pioneering projects for young people.
  2. Inform policy debate though think-tanks, conferences, and National Youth Commission Inquiries on youth issues of national significance.
  3. Provide opportunities for young people to develop creative ideas and achieve their full potential.
YDA is a national charity with deductible gift recipient status.
YDA is Accredited by the Victorian Department of Human Sevices through its Quality Innovation Performance (QIP) Accreditation Program.

National Youth Commission

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