Youth ANZAAS is an annual residential international forum for high school students in Years 10 to 12. Every year, students from each Australian State and Territory, and New Zealand, are selected to participate in science activities and experiences over a period of a week. Behind-the-scenes tours, lectures with leading scientists, hands-on research, cutting edge technology – all this and more awaits you at Youth ANZAAS 2017!

Applications are now open - but will close Friday 28th of April

For more information, and how to apply, head on over to

When and where will it be held?
Youth ANZAAS 2017 will be held in MELBOURNE VICTORIA from Sunday 9th July through to Friday 14th July. Attendees will stay at International House at the University of Melbourne Parkville Campus located close to the Melbourne CBD and to many significant scientific research establishments.

How much will it cost?
We pay to get you there! ANZAAS will pay the travel costs of successful applicants from Adelaide, Perth, Sydney, Canberra, Hobart, Brisbane & Darwin to Melbourne. Participants pay only the conference registration fee of between $550.00 and $600 which covers all accommodation, meals, forum sessions, travel and tours.

Who organises Youth ANZAAS?
Youth ANZAAS 2017 is organised by the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science (ANZAAS) and the Royal Society of New Zealand. The program receives financial support from the Federal Department of Education and Science.

For local state-based information please contact:
Victoria, ACT & Tasmania: Justin Sorbello -
Queensland: Barry Noller -
NSW, SA, NT: Robert Perrin -
WA: David Treagust -
New Zealand: Debbie Woodhall -

Please share this with any students, friends or family members who might be interested.

Ricardo Cannizzaro
Australian & New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science