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As a member-driven organisation, the breadth and diversity of the AYAC membership is our strongest asset, and a tangible demonstration of the support and need for a strong, independent national youth peak.

Being a member also gives you the ability to vote at our AGM and nominate for a position on our Board of Directors.

AYAC members include state and territory youth peaks, national youth organisations, other youth organisations, networks, or individuals (including young people).

If you are interested in becoming a member, please download our membership form here and send it:

  • via email to admin@ayac.org.au
  • via post to 604 /28 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills, NSW, 2010


Online Membership Form

Young Person $10
Youth Worker $30
Individuals 26+yrs $50
Associate Organisation (non-voting) $100
Organisation with turnover of:
$0-$100K $30
* All members of State and Territory youth peak bodies are given a 50% discount.
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Name: Australian Youth Affairs Coalition
BSB: 032719 Account: 408724

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Media Release

Wednesday 25 February 2015

Youth peaks respond to McClure report

New welfare model raises concerns for young Australians

Australia’s peak bodies for young people and the sector that supports them – the Australian Youth Affairs Coalition (AYAC), the Youth Affairs Council of Victoria (YACVic), Youth Action NSW, Youth Coalition of the ACT, Youth Affairs Network Queensland (YANQ), Youth Network of Tasmania (YNOT), Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia (YACWA) and the Youth Affairs Council of South Australia (YACSA) – have raised joint concerns about the Final Report of the Reference Group on Welfare Reform to the Minister for Social Service (the McClure Report).

Feb 25, 2015


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