We employ young people with different lived experiences to bring fresh, impactful solutions to design the future. We flip power dynamics by putting young people in the driver’s seat.

The Story so far

Since launching in 2016 we've recruited, trained, and developed over 100 YLab Associates, each with their own multidisciplinary skills, future-focused ideas, and different lived experiences.

We are imagined by the Foundation for Young Australians and certified by Social Traders as a social enterprise.

we are divergent thinkers

what we offer

We’ve built 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 regenerating institutions in every sector and every system.

Work with us

Our People

We bring people together with different lived experience and diverse technical expertise.

our clients

Our clients recognise the unique value of Australia’s young people in generating positive systems change.