Empowering Asians Between Cultures

The Asian Australian Project (AAP) is a not-for-profit initiative run by and for young Asian-Australians and more broadly, Asians Between Cultures (ABCs): those who grow up sharing cultural influences from both the East and the West.

Living in a multicultural society like Australia is a unique and often confusing experience for many ABCs. We want to help facilitate their journey in growing their awareness and understanding of the nuances of these unique cultural experiences while nurturing a surrounding network and community.

Latest Posts

  • AAP Editors’ Picks: May-July

    *DISCLAIMER: This post was originally supposed to be published in May 2022. However, due to scheduling delays, AAP had to push back the publishing date to July 2022.  The month of May was an exciting and eventful one for Asians in Australia, and also around the globe. I was lucky enough to spend this May […]

  • In Conversation: Asian-Australians in Politics

    Prior to the 2022 Federal Election, AAP spoke to emerging and established Asian Australian politicians to talk about how their cultures and identities have shaped the way they’ve interacted and influenced politics. Not often do we talk about our upbringings and how that’s affected the way we’ve interacted with the political system in Australia. From war […]

  • Rachael Jacobs

    Can you tell us a bit about your cultural background and where you were before deciding to become/run as a politician? My family is culturally Indian. My dad was born in Chittagong, which is now part of Bangladesh, and my mother was born in Lucknow, which is in the north of India. So that’s where […]

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