Charity details

14a Kanimbla Rd
Nedlands WA 6009
Address For Service email
Charity Size
Who the charity helps
Youth - 15 to under 25
People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background
Overseas communities or charities
Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
General community in Australia
Financially disadvantaged people
Adults - aged 25 to under 65
Date established
Last reported
23 November 2020
Next report due
31 January 2022
Financial Year End

Summary of activities

AASYP's object is to promote education within the field of international relations, and to build awareness, trust and understanding between Southeast Asian people and cultures and other Australians. AASYP has achieved its purpose in 2019-2020 by undertaking the following activities: • Operating a website, online blog, newsletter and social media presence to inform the public about the Australia-ASEAN relationship and new developments affecting the relationship including its impact to Australia’s multicultural society •Providing activities and programmes for young people aged 18 –29 years to engage with the opportunities and challenges facing the region. Specifically, these activities have included: • publishing original opinion pieces and analysis • sharing job and conference opportunities • publishing newsletters • partnering with relevant organisations • running in-person conferences and events • running digital events, including webinars, dialogues and education and career initiatives. AASYP's above activities have: • Enhanced knowledge of the ASEAN-Australia relationship and its importance in maintaining a peaceful and prosperous region. • Encouraged youth-led social enterprise and innovative problem solving regarding transnational issues affecting the region of mutual significance to Australia and ASEAN, including in areas such as health, the environment, human rights and poverty. • Created links and opportunities for increased interaction between young Australians and Southeast Asian peoples within Australia and abroad. • Contributed to the security of Australia by enhancing understanding, trust and friendship among Australian and Southeast Asian youth; and by equipping future policy makers, business and civil society leaders with relevant knowledge and cross-cultural skills. • Promoted mutual respect and tolerance between Australian and Southeast Asian peoples and cultures, by empowering youth to learn more about other cultures and to promote understanding and tolerance among all sectors of the community especially for Australians with Southeast Asian heritage.

Charity programs

Program name Classification
ASEAN-Australia Young Leaders Forum International peace and security
AASYP Reset Youth organising
Indo-Pacific Student Mobility Dialogue Youth organising
Break the Chain Labour rights
Indo-Pacific Future Leaders Programme Leadership development
AASYP Spark Web-based media

Where the charity operates


Financials & Documents

Annual reporting

Title Due Date Date received Download
Financial Report 2022 31 December 2022 Pending
Annual Information Statement 2022 31 December 2022 Not yet submitted
Financial Report 2021 31 January 2022 Pending
Annual Information Statement 2021 31 January 2022 Not yet submitted
Financial Report 2020 31 January 2021 23 November 2020
Annual Information Statement 2020 31 January 2021 23 November 2020


Title Date Reporting Year Download
Annual Report 4 April 2020 2019 Download
Governing Document 21 March 2020 Download


Responsible People

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The charity's subtype history

Purpose Start Date End Date
Advancing education 25 February 2019
Promoting reconciliation, mutual respect and tolerance between groups of individuals that are in Australia 25 February 2019

Registration status history

Effective Date Status
25 February 2019 Registered

Enforcement action history

There have been no enforcements for this charity.