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:
Create and trial innovative and pioneering projects for young people.
Inform policy debate though think-tanks, conferences, and NYCA Inquiries on youth issues of national significance.
Create opportunities for young people to have their own voice, develop creative ideas and achieve their full potential.