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Initiative for Child Rights in the Global Compacts

MYAN is part of a coalition of NGOs calling on the Australian Government to lead the way in protecting child refugees and migrants, when two ground-breaking compacts are discussed at the United Nations General Assembly this week.

Read the policy briefing

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


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45% of young people in Australia are

from a refugee or migrant background*

*20% overseas born, 25% Australian born with atleast one parent born overseas. Source: ABS 2016 Census


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

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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.