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The YMCAs of Australia work together from a base of Christian values to provide opportunities for all people to grow in body, mind and spirit.


We are making a positive difference by providing opportunity to each and every person to be healthy, happy and connected.

View our YMCA Whittlesea Strategic Plan 2013 - 2018.


The YMCAs of Australia are guided to achieve their Mission by the following Christian values. We value:

  •    The whole person, consisting of a body, a mind and a spirit each of which is of equal importance.
  •    The dignity and intrinsic worth of all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, belief or other difference.
  •    Diversity of people, communities and nations.
  •    Equality of opportunity and justice for all people.
  •    Healthy communities based on relationships between people which are characterised by love, understanding and mutual respect.
  •    Acceptance of personal responsibility.​
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