CEO Paul McGrath on sustainability at YHA

YHA Australia is leading the way towards a more sustainable future for travel.

With the inherent resource efficiency of shared accommodation, an ever-evolving repertoire of repurposed and purpose-built sustainable properties (including the Atlassian Tech Central project), and our broadening global community centred around responsible travel, YHA is making it our mission to become the most sustainable hospitality organisation in Australia.

In this interview, YHA Australia CEO Paul McGrath reflects on sustainability at YHA – from our team, to our spaces; from our suppliers, to the guests who put their trust in us to make their travel dreams come true…

Learn more about the YHAs championing sustainability: 

    Travel Responsibly with YHA

YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We pay our respects to the elders, past and present, and the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We recognise their custodianship of the land, sea, & water for over 60,000 years.

YHA Australia is a proud member of Hostelling International - a network of more than 2,650 hostels across 57 countries that share the mission of making travel more sustainable & accessible.