ACYD Enjoys Australia-China Council Grant Success


AsialinkAustralia-China Youth Association (ACYA) Group initiatives – the Australia-China Youth Association (ACYA), Australia-China Youth Dialogue (ACYD) and Engaging China Project (ECP) – have been successful in securing grant funding from the Australia-China Council (ACC) to continue their dynamic work fostering meaningful engagement between young people from Australia and China.

ACYA Group would like to thank the ACC Board and the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for recognising our contribution to the Australia-China youth space. ACC’s support will allow ACYA to grow its presence across Australian and Chinese universities, encourage ECP to send more young China Ambassadors into Australian high schools and contribute to the 2013 ACYD, which will bring together 30 outstanding delegates from Australia and China to discuss issues of key importance to the bilateral relationship from 24-29 September in Canberra and Melbourne.

For a full list of successful 2013-14 ACC grant recipients, please visit

About ACYA Group

ACYA Group’s mission is to inspire Australians and Chinese to work together in realising their vision of a more prosperous, sustainable and interconnected world in the Asian Century. By providing meaningful and frequent engagement between young Australians and Chinese, empowering motivated young people to successfully implement new initiatives, and engaging established leaders in a range of fields from both countries, ACYA Group promotes greater cooperation and engagement between Australia and China and empowers young people who share our vision.

ACYA Group consists of four initiatives: the Australia-China Youth Association (ACYA);Australia-China Youth Dialogue (ACYD); Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative (ACYPI); and Engaging China Project (ECP). For more information, please visit

About the Australia-China Council

The Australia-China Council (ACC) was established by the Australian Government in 1978 to promote mutual understanding and foster people-to-people relations between Australia and China. The function of the Council is to make recommendations to the Australian Government through the Minister for Foreign Affairs on strengthening the Australia-China relationship in ways that support Australia's foreign and trade policy interests.

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