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National Multiculutral Youth Conference  -  23 & 24 November 2017, Melbourne

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The Global Refugee Youth Consultations in Australia Report

This report presents the ideas and recommendations of more than 500 young people from refugee and asylum seeking backgrounds who participated in consultations across Australia. 

The report is part of a global project that aims to amplify refugee youth voices in decisions that affect them, and contributes to national and international advocacy on issues for refugee and asylum seeking young people.

The full report is available here.


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 participants in and contributors to Australian society.


National Youth Settlement Framework 

The Framework is Australia's first tool for supporting and measuring settlement outcomes for young people.

The Framework provides conceptual and practical information to support good practice in youth settlement across a range of sectors - in both policy and service delivery.

If you would like to request a training workshop on the Framework, please email

Read more and download the Framework and supplementary resources here.


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


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

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

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