The third Australia India Youth Dialogue will take place in India from 27 to 30 January 2014.

You may also view our summary report for the 2013 Dialogue held in Melbourne and Sydney, Australia by clicking here.


Governor General of AustraliaAs Patron of the Australia-India Youth Dialogue, I am delighted to support this path-breaking initiative to foster and enhance partnership between the youth of India and Australia.Our two countries share a commitment to democracy, the rule of law, human rights and pluralism. The AIYD symbolises our common values and provides an historic opportunity for future leaders of both countries to engage together and collaborate in a new and dynamic relationship.

I commend the opportunities this initiative presents for young people in India and Australia to stand united, to inspire each other and to work together, championing a better world.

I extend my warm support to the AIYD, and wish all participants a productive and enriching experience filled with new friendship and understanding.

Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC
Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia


Youth – the leaders of tomorrow are the drivers of our future – in business, social and cultural development.

We recognise that in the dynamics of the Australia-India relationship the youth are particularly active. From student exchange programs, higher education in each of those countries, youth networks and business programs, to young entrepreneurs and professional service providers, youth are crossing the divide between Australia and India to foster mutually beneficial relationships.

Our vision is that the AIYD will provide a sustainable platform for the youth of Australia and India to come together and foster an enduring partnership between our two great countries.

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