The Australia–Japan Youth Dialogue is an independent and non-partisan diplomatic initiative. The dialogue brings emerging Australian and Japanese leaders together to learn, share and contribute to the strong relationship that exists between their two countries.
We promote young leaders and ideas that will strengthen and support the future of the Australia-Japan relationship
We are expanding our activities, to harness the good-will and deep experience that is resident in the Australia-Japan community.
Latest News, Publications & Events
AJYD on 21 Sep 2021
The AJYD have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Asia Society Australia, renewing AJYD's partnership with Australia's leading global think-tank and membership organisation dedicated to Asia.
Tommy Silver on 12 Aug 2021
Recapping the discussion on the quadrilateral security dialogue, featuring Dr Maria Rost Rublee, Dr Akira Igata, Ms Hayley Channer and Ms Sonia Arakkal.
2021 Essay Contest (Entries now closed)
Posted by Iain Johnson on 09 Aug 2021
JAPANAROO2021 joins as a Partner of AJYD 2021
Posted by AJYD on 09 Aug 2021
Alumni Networking Lunch
Posted by Raymart Walker on 03 Jun 2021
AJYD website relaunch
Posted by Kevin Placek on 14 May 2021
“It is young leaders like you who will be forming our future bilateral relations. I firmly believe this Dialogue will further promote our intellectual exchange and mutual understanding, pave the way for your bright future and lead up to reinforcing our ever-growing relationship between Japan and Australia.”
Former Prime Minister of Japan
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