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New Report: Desk review demonstrates need to put adolescents & youth at the centre of programmatic guidelines.

A collaboration between MYAN Australia, the RET International, INEE and NRC to strengthen a focus on youth and adolescents in programming. Read the report here.

MYAN National Conference

The first conference program has now been releasedFind out more.

Early bird registrations are open until 22 September. 

MY Australia Multicultural Youth Census

The first ever national multicultural youth census is open until 30 October.

MYAN has partnered with The University of Melbourne and nine other organisations to conduct vital research seeking to understand more about the needs, values and future aspirations of young people aged 15-25 from refugee and migrant backgrounds in Australia. 

Learn more and take the survey here


MYAN is Australia’s only national voice representing the needs and interests of young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. Our vision is that all young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds can access the support and opportunities they need to be active participants in Australian society.

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2017 MYAN National Conference: 

Young people in a multicultural world: Rethinking a new policy and practice agenda


25% of young people in Australia are

from a refugee or migrant background



    MYAN is a proud supporter of the Australian Human Rights Commission               campaign Racism It Stops With Me.

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MYAN eNews

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Read the latest edition of MYAN's eNews - presenting multicultural youth issues and initiatives through a national lens.

Read this article by Sophie Verass from The Feed on SBS about Australia's first national youth settlement framework.

National Snapshot

Check out our latest National Snapshot of Refugee and Migrant Young People Settling in Australia (2015/16) here.