who we are

Our Team

"We’re a diverse team with a shared passion for creating positive change in the lives of young people.”

– Daniel Batkin, Grants and Programs Officer, QLD


“yourtown is a place that lives and breathes its ideals and philosophies. We don’t just talk about them. They’re in every word, action and reaction with each person who walks through the door.”

- Mary-Ida Walker, Kids Helpline Counsellor


Our diverse team works in a variety of ways to create positive change and includes:

  • Counsellors
  • Youth workers
  • Indigenous mentors
  • Tradespeople and vocational trainers
  • Employment consultants
  • Community development workers
  • Child and family workers
  • Human resource advisors
  • Marketers, fundraising and media advisors
  • Researchers
  • Administration staff
  • Accountants.

yourtown Board members are experts in various fields. Together they are responsible for the overall business, management and direction of yourtown.

The Board’s most important role is safeguarding the trust that clients, donors, corporate partners and government place in yourtown. The Board is committed to best practices in governance, accountability and transparency.

“What we do requires an absolute commitment and a belief that we make a difference.” 

– Tracy Adams, CEO


The executive team is responsible for the day-to-day management of all yourtown operations. They develop, implement and monitor activities to ensure we really are transforming young lives and strengthening communities.

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