YAL Cairns Community Grants Program

YAL Cairns are launching a Cairns community grants program to assist community groups, not-for-profits or individuals that are helping young people reach their potential. YAL Cairns is committed to supporting deserving organisations or individuals who are making a difference in the lives of young people in the Cairns and Far North Queensland region.

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Young Australia League Give a “hand up” to young people in need.

Young Australia League Ltd, known by many as simply YAL, has been helping support and shape the future of young people since it was first established in 1905. For over 110 years the YAL has been connecting young people, mentoring, and creating opportunities for them.

YAL’s Camp Simons at Araluen in the Perth Hills, YAL sporting groups, bands, dances and excursions have helped to enrich the lives of Perth youth over several decades. While these activities are now part of our past, the focus of YAL is still to provide young people with support to achieve their potential.

The YAL museum at our office on Murray St, Perth, is a testament to the organisation’s rich history; displaying relics, mementos and memories gathered throughout our young YAL members’ educational journeys to Europe and America and their many “at home” activities. A theme of remembrance and an indelible link to the wars and those YAL members who made the ultimate sacrifice will be realised through any museum tour.


YAL Cairns offers a variety of accommodation options for individuals or groups. Ask us today!

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Volunteering is a great way to get involved with YAL and support young people to create stronger futures.

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Unlike other programs Young Australia League Scholarship funds can be used for any area of education and are open to students aged 12 to 25.

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Young Australia League Ltd, known by many as YAL, has been helping support and shape the future of young people since it was established in 1906.

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