Australian New Zealand Buddhist Youth Conference is an annual event held by Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Order's Buddhist youths in the Australasian region. This year, it's host by BLIAYAD (Buddhist Light International Association You Adult Division) Queensland. In the 4 days you will learn about Buddhism, leadership skills, meditation, self improvment and have the opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities, team building activities and of course making friends with other inspiring young leaders in the community.

Notice Board

  • 2015.07.03 The conference is just around the corner! Do you know what to bring? Make sure you go through this checklist here!
  • 2015.06.09 Want to know what ANZBYC is all about? check out the latest videos in the media section now!
  • 2015.06.09 It's official! The post-camp details are now up! post camp details!

Registration Guide

Auspicious greetings!

This registration guide provides information about how to register for 2015 ANZBYC and how to pay for your conference fees. This guide contains all the information you need to ensure you have a smooth registration process.

We look forward to seeing you in Queensland!

Register Now!

Conference Fees

For those who submit their registration during: Price (AUD)
Before 18 May 2015(Early Bird) $130.00
18 May 2015 - 21 June 2015 (Full Fee) $150.00

Group Deal

If you missed out the Early Bird offer, there is the group deal which can save you AUD$20 from paying the full conference fee of AUD$150.

To be eligible for the Group Deal:

  • You must provide the name of your group's nominated contact person in your application form.
  • All participants in the group must be registered by 31 May 2015.
  • Participants in the group must not be in another group.
  • The nominated contact person must submist the group list by 31 May 2015.
  • Maximum 15 people per group.

For nominated contact person:

Registration Methods

Delegates can register online or in hard copy. Both forms require the same details from the delegates. Registration ends 21 June 2015.

Online Forms

  1. Access the online form via
  2. If you are under 18 years old:
    You will need to print the PARENTAL CONSENT FORM for your parents/ guardians to complete and then give it to your local YAD president.

    Download Parental Consent Form in PDF format via the following link:

Paper Form

Paper form is available to download in PDF format via the following link:

Interstate/ International Participants

If you have not booked your flights when you registered:
Remember to tell us about your flight details via

Payment Methods

Please make your payment by electronic transfer within 7 days of lodging your registration. After we have received your payment you will receive a confirmation email. Please note that the payment is non-refundable.

Bank Transfer

Please transfer your payment using the details listed below. Please include a print screen of your payment receipt and send it to

Bank ANZ
BSB 014279
Account Number 353239594
Reference/ Description SURNAME followed by your INITIALS e.g. PotterH

Cash Payment

This payment option is only available to participants from Queensland.

For Queensland participants, payment can be made at Fo Guang Shan Chung Tian Temple.

Special Payment Arrangements

If you are unable to pay by bank transfer please contact your local YAD president to organise a special payment arrangement. The arrangement will involve your YAD branch transferring your money on your behalf.

Contact Us

Should you have any queries or issues, please do not hesitate to contact us.

For registration matters:

Kally Chen (Chairperson) +61 401 271 697 or (Subject: "Attn: General")
Linda Chang (Administration) +61 410 160 899 or (Subject: "Attn: Admin")

For payment matters:

Louise Chen (Treasurer) +61 402 385 375 or (Subject: "Attn: Treasury")


What is ANZBYC? Interview with Kally Chen

The ANZBYC (Australia New Zealand Buddhist Youth Conference) is an annual regional conference for youths from all around Australia and New Zealand, and it only comes to QLD once every 5 years! Please help support this meaningful events for the youth group!

Sprout Project Trailer 2 - "The Interview"

After receiving their letter of recruitment, candidates were called in to Y.A.D Queensland headquarters and subject to a lengthy screening process to ensure that only the best were chosen. Here is some leaked footage from some of the interviews...

Sprout Project Trailer 1 - "The Letter"

In 2012, Earth is struck with a series of natural catastrophes which threaten to destroy mankind. The Y.A.D, an organisation charged with the responsibility of rebuilding civilization, establishes a trial operation known as the 'Sprout Project', where selective youth from each House are chosen to help the cause. An unlikely hero emerges when a young woman from the House of Dana receives a letter recruiting her into the Sprout Project ...

Post Camp Options

One-Day Tour on Wednesday 8th July

Thank you to all those who participated in the Post-Conference Survey! Our team has reviewed the preliminary post-conference survey response in the registration forms, and carried out further researches, and the following info are currently confirmed:

  1. Official Post-Conference tour will be one-day theme park tour at Movie World, on Wednesday 8th July.
  2. Pricing will be released as soon! (Prices will vary subject to final numbers confirmed booking). We will update the official booking/paying method when we release the pricing.
  3. We will update each State/YAD Representatives of these info. Please check with your local YAD president for further details regarding updates on the Post Conference Tour