Supporting the next generation to go Further



This year has tested all of us in many ways. We know it's been especially hard for vulnerable young Australians as they battle higher levels of unemployment, financial insecurity and mental health issues. They need real support more than ever. That’s why we’re focused on #WhatWeCanDo to make a positive impact in our communities.


Your support of us, helps us support young Australians

Partnership is at the heart of our approach. Together with our investor and tenant customers, every day we collaborate to deliver inventive, sustainable solutions for businesses and communities and build value for investors.

At the end of each year we like to thank our customers for their continued partnership. 

This year we’re investing in Australia's youth on their behalf.

We do this on behalf of our customers so that they too can share in the spirit of generosity.

Everyone can do something to make a positive impact in our community, from donating money, volunteering time or simply reaching out and offering to listen. Watch the video opposite to find out some of the ways we are taking action. 


What we are doing

#WhatWeCanDo aligns with our Pledge 1% commitment, where through our people, places and partnerships we support meaningful employment within our local communities, as a means to address social issues impacting our communities.

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Our vision

To create better futures for our communities by supporting training and job opportunities.


Our target

To build 500 meaningful employment outcomes for young people across Australia by 2030.



Our Partners

We're partnering with social enterprises that through focused programs and initiatives enhance the economic participation of young people. Find out more about these groups and our collaboration below.




PAYCE Foundation transforms lives by providing industry initiatives to support for youth at risk. PAYCE Foundation established, and now incubates, Kick Start, a social enterprise which supports youth facing barriers to employment. Young people from social housing and disadvantaged backgrounds are provided employment and training through the Kick Start Cafe production kitchen; a fleet of mobile cafes servicing development sites; and catering service for local schools and corporate customers.

Charter Hall has partnered with the Kick Start Café for two years. We’ve supported four trainees graduate and across two Charter Hall sites generated 2,628 employment hours. Now through #WhatWeCanDo we’ll be supporting trainees at each of Kick Start Cafés at Prestons, Wetherill Park and Parramatta. The initiative enables them to gain valuable qualifications (Certificate III in Hospitality) through a pathway program that teaches them barista skills and how to operate a mobile food trailer café, as well as provides trainees six months employment and other supports to further their career or learning experiences.

Get involved, read more on the PAYCE Foundation and Kick Start



The Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) supports young people build their future through the development of practical skills and connections via its suite of programs and resources.

Charter Hall has supported FYA over many years, partnering on their Young Social Pioneers Program. Last year we mentored 15 young social pioneers who had created social enterprises that address youth unemployment; increasing women in STEM education, traffic congestion; health and domestic violence. The Charter Hall Young Social Pioneer for FY20, Jason Mok from Good Cycles, runs a social enterprise creating jobs and reducing youth unemployment in Melbourne, Geelong and Sydney.

And now through FYA, we're contributing to building a national employment services framework and state-based job mentoring programs, to support the 1 in 3 young people currently unemployed or searching for employment. 15 young people who are looking for work will be engaged to input into the design of employment services that help young people to find secure employment.

See what you can do, read more about FYA