The Australia­Vietnam Young Leadership Dialogue is a non­for­profit initiative that aims to nurture relationships, promote engagement and collaboration between Australian and Vietnamese young leaders to enhance the economic, social and cultural prosperity of Australia and Vietnam.

The inaugural dialogue involves 20 delegates from Australia and Vietnam along with various speakers and partners from diverse sectors including business, education, policy, non­for­profit and the arts.


To be eligible, you must meet the following:

  • 25-­35 years old.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities.
  • Minimum IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
  • Able to travel to Sydney in May, 2017.

Application & Selection Process

1. Apply online via

2.Steering Committee Review

  • All applications are assessed based on following criteria:
    (1) bilateral relationship, (2) potential of impact,
    (3) commitment and (4) leadership qualities.

3. Advisor Interviews

  • All chosen applicants will be invited to an interview with AVYLD advisors and co­founders.

4. Delegates Announcement

Apply Now!

Applications open from: October 11 – November 30, 2016.

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