Welcome to MYAN's May eNews. Read on to find key updates from MYAN, news from young leaders, new policy submissions, COVID-19 vaccine rollout resources, opportunities, and more.
Farewell and thank you Nadine Liddy! Message from Carmel Guerra OAM, MYAN Australia Chair: I would like to take this opportunity to formally acknowledge and farewell Nadine Liddy after 12 years’ service with MYAN Australia. The contribution of Nadine to building a national youth settlement sector has been significant and ground-breaking. Nadine commenced […]
We’d like to introduce you to MYAN’s new National Manager, Rana Ebrahimi! Rana is the first Iranian woman to be a National Head of Office for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Iran.
MYAN is pleased to share with you all our Achievement Reports for 2019-20. This is a snapshot of our work in 2019-2020, including our responses to COVID-19.
This Briefing Paper provides an overview of the barriers to equitable access and engagement in primary and secondary education experienced by students from refugee and migrant backgrounds in Australia. It also highlights how COVID-19 has exacerbated these barriers.
Discussion Paper: How can the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) better support young people? MYAN is pleased to share with you our discussion paper, prepared in consultation with AMEP and settlement service providers. It highlights the importance of a taking a youth focussed approach […]
We’re pleased to share our most recent report, in collaboration with the Migration Council of Australia, “Women at Risk Visa Holders (Subclass 204) Consultation Report.” This report is intended to provide insights into how women and young people arriving through the WaR program are faring in their settlement journey, including good practice and gaps in support. It provides a summary of key findings from a national sector consultation and individual interviews with service providers in relation to the settlement experiences of women and youth under the 204 visa category.
Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network Australia (MYAN) is in full support of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) plan to launch a National Anti-Racism Framework and are pleased that Government is supporting this.
MYAN has developed a national snapshot on youth arrivals aged 12-24 from family, skilled and humanitarian programme streams, using the latest data from the Department of Home Affairs. The snapshot includes information on a range of demographic data, including age, gender, religion, language and settlement location. Key points from the snapshot include: As a result […]