We are working to build a workforce of young people thriving in the gig economy, bringing fresh perspectives, to design the future. We tackle inequality by placing young people with different lived experiences and technical expertise at the centre of re-generating institutions in every sector and every system.
We put YLab Associates, young people with lived experience and clients together to solve complex problems.
We give young people a leg up by providing immersive, relevant and practical learning and training experiences.
We put young people at the centre of designing and implementing strategies within organisations and across systems.
We provide a platform for young mob to be agents for change in creating new self-determined solutions.
We make content that reaches out and reflects young people. Our creative services include video production, creative direction, editorial, copywriting, marketing, and design.
We find out what young people want and need to navigate an uncertain future.
We bring co-design and systems thinking approaches to regenerating institutions in every sector and every system.
Learn about our recent achievements and internal projects.
A resilience and wellbeing resource developed by YLab, in association with the Victorian Department of Health. It offers tips and solutions to the struggles experienced by young people as a result of the pandemic.
In our YLab Year in Review, we use survey and project data to look back at our 2021 successes and impact, detail case studies of some of our most important work, and meet the young people who made it all happen.
What if we dreamed big and designed employment to bring out young people's passion, skills, and ideas - increasing their connection to community, professional networks and enabling continuous learning opportunities in the process? Driven by a purposeful ‘why’, employment-focused social enterprises can have the power to address unemployment challenges by doing things differently.
5 Lessons learnt from the YLab Co-design challenge: With social isolation measures in place, our usual face to face workshops had to be adjusted. So, butcher’s paper, sharpies and a gratuitous amount of post-it notes were substituted for completely virtual spaces. From the many lessons learnt from this process, here were 5 insights that will help anyone looking to facilitate online
The world is currently looking for a new way forward. First Nations communities across Australia and the globe hold many of the answers, and many Australians are beginning to adopt some of these cultural systems and ways of being like never before.
COVID-19 is testing people to the depths of their capabilities. We are seeing how people across the world respond when pushed to seemingly impossible limits. From frontline health workers, people caring for themselves and loved ones in unprecedented circumstances, and government and businesses making decisions which involve trillions of dollars and will impact the livelihood of billions.
Our team bring multidisciplinary skills, future-focused ideas and different lived experience to meet challenges head on.