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National Training is coming to your state or territory

The MYAN will be supporting training across Australia on the National Youth Settlement Framework (NYSF) between August and November 2016.

This an exciting opportunity to learn more about how you can apply the Framework in your organisation or role. 

SIGN UP TODAY - dates and locations available here.

Report marks 25 years of the CRoC in Australia

The Australian Child Rights Taskforce have released a report 25 years after Australia ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. 

The report considers the progress for children across a number of key social policy areas and notes that while considerable progress has been made in protecting child rights in Australia, there are a number of entrenched challenges that still need to be addressed.

Read the full report here.


The MYAN (Australia) is the national peak body on multicultural youth issues – Australia’s only national voice representing the needs and interests of young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds.

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Our vision is that all young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds can access the support and opportunities they need to be active citizens in Australian society.


National Youth Settlement Framework 

Designed to support a targeted and consistent approach to addressing the needs of newly arrived young people settling in Australia. The NYSF works to ensure that young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds reach their potential as active citizens and contributors to Australian society.

The Framework provides conceptual and practical information as well as a set of supplementary resources. Read more.


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


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


MYAN Australia presents...

FUSE is Australia's national multicultural youth summit, where emerging young leaders CONNECT. IGNITE. TRAILBLAZE.

APPLY NOW for FUSE 2016!

Young refugee sharing stories of hope and achievement

Watch this story by Allan Clarke at online media outlet Buzzfeed, who reports on a group of inspiring young Australians in Western Sydney.

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