Our work

Since 2016, we've trained over 120 YLab Associates to deliver and facilitate work for NGOs, corporate, and government clients from a wide range of sectors. We seek long-term collaborations to change systems and create a brighter future for young people.

Work with us
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Deadly Democracy

Australian Electoral Commission

Deadly Democracy aimed to increase voter engagement amongst First Nations young people, partnered with the Australian Electoral Commission.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Toolkit

Victorian Department of Health

Partnering with the VIC Dept. of Health, the COVID-19 Vaccination Project targeted vaccine hesitancy in young multicultural and disabled people.

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The Future Online Partnership

Plan International

Partnering with Plan Australia, Vietnam & Indonesia, this project aimed to further the work of research and advocacy for girls and young women online.

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Data for Good Hackathon

Wyndham Tech School & Australian Computer Society

We partnered with Wyndham Tech School to deliver the Data for Good Hackathon, aimed at revitalising the classroom through a one-day co-design sprint.

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Amplifying Student Voice

Learning Creates

We partnered with Learning Creates and the Impact Assembly at PWC to address education inequality through co-design.

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Orygen Mental Health Access


We brought a team together of diverse young people to design solutions to barriers facing young people in accessing mental health services.

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Project BrIMPACT

Federal Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business

Working with the City of Brimbank we completed co-design workshops with young people living in Brimbank to design inclusive employment practices.

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The Oasis Youth Homelessness Project

Shark Island Institute

Providing young people meaningful employment in designing and delivering pathways out of homelessness in partnerships with schools.

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Festival of Learning

Metropolitan Partnerships, Victorian Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

A virtual event for young people to share their employment and mental health experiences and inform VIC Government's priorities for young people.

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YLab Wollotuka

Wollotuka Institute, The University of Newcastle

Creating a First Nations Associate model at the Wollotuka Institute

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You, Me & Money


RMIT, Today Design and YLab came together to design a solution to support young people build financial capability in their relationships.

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Co-designing Senior Secondary Pathways

Department of Education, Skills and Employment

A report to support the Education Council’s review of senior secondary pathways into work, further education and training.

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State of the Future

Parliament of Victoria

Taking democracy to the streets in partnership with the Parliament of Victoria

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Women Victoria

Ideally is a grants and mentoring program supporting young Victorians to develop ideas to further gender equality and address gender-based violence.

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Educator of the Future

The Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership

In the face of unprecedented global change and technological advancement, we developed an Insights report detailing the ‘Educator of the Future’.

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Brimbank Youth Jobs Strategy

Brimbank City Council

Creating a new way to effectively understand and respond to high youth unemployment rates in Brimbank.

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Reimagining Northside & Generation Southside

Bendigo Community Bank and the City of Port Phillip

Bespoke six-month enterprise and social change programs for 18-25 year olds in Melbourne's inner suburbs.

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