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A Farewell to our Chair

YAL and the Board of Directors wish to acknowledge the sudden departure of our Chairperson Mary Walker. In the wake of new opportunities, we as an organisation would like to take this opportunity to thank her for her service, her dedication, and her hard work. It is regretful to see her go but we as... read more

Aurukun Guests Stay at YAL Cairns

In Febuary of 2020 YAL Cairns had the opportunity to have some guests stay in our facility, the Aurukun people. YAL Cairns assisted with the emergency evacuation, which began in mid to late January of 2020 after the Aurukun people were displaced due to a violent incident that happened in their community and gave housing... read more

YAL Scholarship Recipients announced for 2020 Academic year

Supporting Young People Experiencing Disadvantages Young Australia League (YAL) announced the recipients of its 2019 scholarships that will support them in the 2020 academic year and beyond. The nine scholarships, worth up to $8,000 annually, range in length from one to two years and are open to young people experiencing disadvantage who are Australian Citizens... read more

2019 Stationery Drive

The YAL Stationery Drive is back for its third year supporting Australias disadvantaged youth in helping them to 'fit in'' with their other classmates. The amazinng public have been the best at responding and giving back together we have had the oppourtunity to create 150+ bags over the years! read more

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T’is the Season for Giving-Back

We’re launching the stationery Drive. Bertha’s wish continues as we enter the second year of the drive, last year we got overwhelming support from you and more and managed to create 40 stationary packs read more

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Heritage Perth – Heritage Weekend 20th-21st October

We’re a part of Heritage weekend! YAL Collection is located at 45 Murray street Perth is going to be hosting two talks by the one and only Richard Offen he’ll be discussing early history of junior football in WA and YAL’s connection and starting of it. So if you or anyone you know is a... read more

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YAL Announces Scholarship Application Extension

This year, 2018, is the fourth year of offering the scholarships and unfortunately there has been a lack in applications, after the initial closing date had passed the judging panel decided to extend the closing date for a month. With this extension applications will now be opened until the 15th of October. read more

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Youth Out Loud 2018 Heat 2

YAL were honoured to once again be at Youth Out Loud 2018 for heat 2. We saw the intermediates take on what home means to them. Congratulations to the finalists, and a big shout out to YAL encouragement award winner William Hutson. YAL Creative Director Georgie Lockyer captured some amazing moments in a short video.... read more

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Youth Out Loud 2018

On Friday 17th August YAL where honoured once again to be involved in #cityofswan #youthoutloud competition. Heat 1 saw the juniors tackle the question of what home means. Some incredible moments captured by YAL creative director Georgie Lockyer. Congratulations to all the finalists. Big shout out to YAL encouragement award winner Jessica White. read more

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2019 YAL Scholarships now open

Two new categories announced to support the education of eligible young Australians experiencing financial hardship The Young Australia League (YAL) is now accepting applications from students aged between 12 and 25 for a range of scholarships worth up to $12,500 annually. This is the fourth year that the YAL, one of Australia’s oldest youth organisations,... read more