Youth Experiences

Over the past few weeks, there has been a barrage of media commentary about the involvement of young people from African backgrounds, especially South Sudanese, in crime. A recent A Current Affair pie... Read More
Multicultural young people make up at least one-quarter of all Australian youth but very little is known about their needs.  MY Australia is a national research partnership between nine organisations... Read More
22-year-old Nyayoud Jice is a passionate advocate for human rights, “especially the rights of individuals whose voices have historically been marginalised and silenced.” With a Bachelor’s degree in C... Read More
The Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) and Ballarat Regional Multicultural Council are teaming up to host a film festival to celebrate the stories of hope, strength and dignity of the people seeking... Read More
21-year-old Elizabeth graduated from high school in 2014 and struggled to lock down a field of study or career she wanted to pursue. She joined the Pathways program late last year to get a sense of di... Read More
It’s Women’s Day! And while we celebrate women all year round (did you know CMY’s family and culturally friendly work arrangements support women who wish to continue to breastfeed when they return to... Read More
Launched in 2015, CMY's I Speak Football program is a youth-led program that uses football to tackle social inclusion head on.  Part of Cityzens Giving’, a global community initiative that extends th... Read More
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Below is all the information you need before you apply to become a Settle Smart Peer Educator. Please read carefully before submitting your application.    1.      What does the project involve? This... Read More
The Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network (Australia) released Australia’s first National Youth Settlement Framework in 2016. Developed by the MYAN (Australia), with input from young people, government... Read More
CMY is dedicated to ensuring the work we do is youth-influenced. A Youth Advisory Group (YAG) was set up to support and empower young people and to ensure that our work continually reflects and addres... Read More