THE 2019 AATFA National Final...

The 2019 National Final will be held in Melbourne at LCI Melbourne, which is located in the suburb of Collingwood, on the outskirts of Melbourne City.

Formerly the Australian Academy of Design, LCI Melbourne is part of the LCI Education Network, allowing students and staff to connect to a 12,000 strong creative network around the globe.

LCI Melbourne offers an extensive array of design and art courses, including communication design, fashion and costume design, photography and film making, interior design and graphic design.

AATFA Youth Festival is excited to host our 2019 National Final within this visually spectacular space, allowing students to experience this amazing institution.


The AATFA National Final will be conducted over the weekend in Melbourne, commencing Friday 18th October 2019, with an Introduction to LCI Melbourne and including Garment Drop-Off, Technical Judging and Workshop opportunities.

The Pre-Judging and Runway events will be conducted on Saturday 19th October 2019 with students being accommodated at the Melbourne Metro YHA.

All National Finalists will be required to contribute a $100 National Final Fee by Monday October 7th 2019, to guarantee their place in the National Final. More information will be provided to the Leading Designers at each State Final.

AATFA will be releasing further information about the event in the coming weeks, including:

  • National Finalist Information.
  • Opportunities to sponsor prizes for the National Final event.
  • Opportunities to make a donation.

For further information, please contact us.


We are very pleased to be offering the ability to buy your tickets online.
We have partnered with the secure online ticketing services of Ticketebo for the provision of our tickets.
Tickets will be available from September 1, 2019.







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