In October 2013, Her Excellency the Honourable Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia (Governor-General) at the invitation the President of the People’s Republic of China Mr Xi Jinping commenced a State Visit to the People’s Republic of China. At the invitation of HE Ms Frances Adamson the Australian Ambassador to China,
ACYA Journal of Australia-China Affairs 2013 The third volume of the annual ACYA Journal of Australia-China Affairs has been released! The 2013 edition is co-published by the Australia-China Youth Association (ACYA) and the University of Sydney China Studies Centre (CSC), and for the first time has been rendered completely bilingual by the ACYA Translation Sub-Committee
In June 2013, in response to the Department Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) call for submissions to their Asian Century Country Strategies, the Australia-China Youth Association (ACYA) made a submission to the China Country Strategy. The point of the submission was to lay out in clear and concrete terms what ACYA believes are essential focus
Australia China Business Council is partnering with ACYA to present a unique internship opportunity in NSW. The Small and Medium Enterprise Support Desk Project is an invaluable opportunity to provide exposure to the Sino-Australian business community. About ACBC The Australia China Business Council (ACBC) is the premier business organisation dedicated to promoting business and trade
ACYA members recently appeared alongside renowned figures such as Hugh White and The Australian’s Paul Kelly at the ‘Australia’s China, China’s Australia: Past, Present & Future’ conference in Beijing. The conference was convened by Professor David Walker, the inaugural BHP Billiton Chair of Australian Studies at Peking University (PKU-ASC), in cooperation with the Foundation for Australian Studies
On Saturday the 21st of September, ACYA Chapters at the University of Queensland (UQ) and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) hosted the highly successful 2013 ACYA Ball at the Marriott Hotel Brisbane. Bringing together 100 ACYA members and 20 VIPs, ACYA Ball continues to thrive as the flagship annual networking event celebrating ACYA’s successes in Queensland.
ACYA kicked off its first annual National Conference in style on Friday 23 August, bringing together 58 delegates from the National Executive and ACYA Chapters from Australia and China at the University of Queensland (UQ). The conference officially commenced with a formal evening at Jade Buddha’s Shadow Lounge in the heart of Brisbane. Australia’s first Chinese-Australian Senator, Mr Bill O’Chee,
Australia-China Youth Association (ACYA) National President (Australia) Thomas Williams and National Publications Director Neil Thomas have placed joint first in the Australian Centre on China in the World’s (CIW) New Voices competition with their essay ‘Australia Dreaming’: Visions of a new China relationship. In the essay, Thomas and Neil argue Australia must have the courage to think creatively
ACYA is proud to be hosting the 2013 National Conference this weekend in Brisbane, Australia. Between 23rd and 26th August ACYA will bring together over sixty of the brightest domestic and international students from ACYA Chapters at over fourteen Australian universities to discuss and learn about Sino-Australia affairs. ACYA Australia President Tom Williams said “hosted
Australia-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
- ACYA Group attends Governor-General’s Reception in Beijing
- ACYA Journal of Australia-China Affairs 2013 Release
- ACYA Group heralded in Asian Century China Strategy, supports rollout of New Colombo Plan
- ACYA/ACBC Joint Internship Opportunity – SME Support Desk Project
- ACYA Panel lights up ‘Australia’s China, China’s Australia’ Conference, Beijing
- 2013 ACYA Ball delivers glamour, raises funds for Gansu earthquake appeal in partnership with ECP QLD
- Inaugural ACYA National Conference resounding success
- ACYA’s Thomas Williams and Neil Thomas win joint first place in New Voices competition
- 2013 National Conference will bring together over 60 of Australia’s best and brightest Australia-China students
- ACYA Enjoys Australia-China Council Grant Success
Founded in February 2012 and with a readership in the thousands, ACYA AustraliaBites is an English-Chinese bilingual monthly newsletter targeted at Chinese (and other) international students in Australia that provides a snapshot of recent Australian current affairs, pop culture, and idiomatic language. It aims to provide Chinese interested in Australia and/or learning English with an enjoyable and useful way to improve their knowledge of and engage with Australian society.
Founded in February 2012 and with a readership in the thousands, ACYA ChinaBites is a monthly newsletter that provides an insightful and somewhat alternative coverage of Chinese current affairs, pop culture, and idiomatic language. We hope to provide Australians and other non-Chinese with an interesting and amusing way to keep abreast of what is happening in China and engage more with Chinese language and culture.