ACELS Beijing 2018 Applications Extended !

Applications for the Australia China Emerging leaders Summit (ACELS) Beijing 2018 have been extended until Friday 15th December 11:59pm AEST.

Get your application in now to be part of ACYA’s signature initiative – an unforgettable four days of presentations, workshops, panels, cultural events and networking with industry pioneers, government, leaders and future leaders in this bilateral space.

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ACELS Beijing 2018 Applications Open

ACYA is pleased to announce that the Australia China Emerging Leaders Summit (ACELS) will be returning to Beijing from 22-25 February 2018.

ACELS Beijing 2018 will be guided by the theme: Broadening the Bilateral: Embracing a New Asian Paradigm – reflecting the unparalleled opportunities and new challenges that come with a region undergoing massive transformation.

Apply here before 15 December 2017 (11:59pm AEST) if you would like to attend.

Before applying, it is essential that you read the ACELS Beijing Delegate FAQ.

Find out more here.

If you have any queries please contact the ACELS Beijing 2018 Project Team at


ACYA and China Australia Millennial Project partner to create AusChina leadership funnel

Addressing lack of Asia-readiness within Australia’s business community

The Australia-China Youth Association (ACYA) and the China Australia Millennial Project (CAMP) have announced a partnership aimed at building the capacity of Australian CEOs and business leaders to engage with Asia, through the deepening of essential cross-border connections and expertise.

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FASIC NCP ACYA Participate Competition

Jointly supported by the Australian Embassy in Beijing and the Foundation for Australian Studies in China (FASIC), ten lucky New Colombo Plan students and Australia China Youth Association (ACYD) members will be sponsored to attend the Fifth FASIC Conference 2017, from 1-3 November 2017 at Jiangsu Normal University in Xuzhou.
Participants provided a 300-word comment on the theme of one of the below topics in relation to the Australia-China youth space (in English).

What impact does transnational connectivity have on Australia-China relations?
What is the relevance of transnational connectivity in the current world?
Essays should be sent to by October 17th. The result will be released on October 20th on Australia Global Alumni: China’s LinkedIn page and the winners will be notified via email.

ACELS Beijing 2018 Project Team Applications Now Open

ACYA is pleased to announce that in 2018 the China iteration of the Australia-China Emerging Leaders Summit (ACELS) will once again be held in Beijing! We are now calling for applications to be on the project team to deliver the pre-eminent youth conference supported by the Australia China Council. This is an exciting opportunity to develop your event management skills and networks.

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What’s in your domain | Garry Ho

The Chinese are domain savvy. No, this isn’t in response to another complaint by a beleaguered politician that Chinese investors are buying up Australian property and inflating prices state-wide. It’s a little harder to visualise, but my article, the one you’re reading right now, the one you may have typed an address into your URL bar to access, exists within a different kind of domain. A domain that all Internet web pages exist inside. A ‘TLD’, a.k.a. Top Level Domain.

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ACYA-MTC 2017 Winter Term Mandarin Study Scholarship Now Open

ACYA is offering 3 scholarships to study at the National Taiwan Normal University Mandarin Training Centre (NTNU MTC) during their Winter Term (Dec 1, 2017 – Feb 27, 2018).

This is a fantastic opportunity for ACYA members to continue their Chinese language and culture studies in one of Taiwan’s most prestigious educational institutions. MTC has drawn participants from around the world, including former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.

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