Tag Archives: Youth

Research briefing discusses cost of youth homelessness in Australia

The Centre for Social Impact has released a research briefing entitled, The cost of youth homelessness in Australia (PDF 1.7MB). The study, “reveals that that preventing young people from becoming homeless by strengthening and integrating school and youth services at … Continue reading

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Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network (Australia) releases National Youth Settlement Framework (NYSF)

The Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network (Australia) has released Australia’s first National Youth Settlement Framework : a national framework for supporting the settlement of young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds in Australia (PDF 4.5MB). The document provides, “the first national … Continue reading

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Article discusses need to strengthen evidence base for homelessness youth foyer models

The article, A critical examination of the youth foyer model for alleviating homelessness : strengthening a promising evidence base, (PDF 335kb) argues that there is a, “need to raise the quality of the existing evidence of the youth foyer model, … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Ombudsman report examines administration of income management for vulnerable youth

The Commonwealth Ombudsman report, Administration of income management for vulnerable youth (PDF 6MB) has been released. The report identified issues related to the administration of vulnerable youth income management by the Department of Human Services.  

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WA Government releases report reviewing the implementation of recommendations from earlier report on mental health and wellbeing children and young people

The report, Our children can’t wait : review of the implementation of recommendations of the 2011 Report of the Inquiry into the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people in WA (PDF 2MB) has been published by the … Continue reading

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Australian report examines school transitions for vulnerable young people

A report entitled, School transitions for vulnerable young people : re-engaging students through local initiatives (PDF 11MB) has been published by The Victoria Institute for Education. The report examines, “approaches to support primary to secondary school transitions and includes an audit and … Continue reading

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Victorian Government report examines residential care services for children and youth

The Victorian Commission for Children and Young people have released the report, “…as a good parent would…” : inquiry into the adequacy of the provision of residential care services to Victorian children and young people who have been subject to … Continue reading

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Western Australian report documents views of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and youth to improve policy and service delivery

The Western Australian Commissioner for Children and Young People has released the report, “”Listen to us” : using the views of WA and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people to improve policy and service delivery.” (PDF 6MB). … Continue reading

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New report released on youth homelessness prevention

A new report entitled, Couch surfing : the Yarra Ranges Youth Homelessness Prevention Project (PDF 5.6MB), has been published.  The study is designed to, “assist in understanding the issues around supporting young people during this critical and very early stage … Continue reading

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Report examines the future of Australian mental health services

The report, A way forward : equipping Australia’s mental health system for the next generation (PDF 2.2MB), found that the provision of e-mental health services had the capability to reduce costs and increase the ability to provide services to an … Continue reading

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