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Mission Australia

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14 Nov 2017

With an ageing population and growing levels of housing stress and homelessness across Australia, there is an urgent need to better understand the challenges faced by older people that may place them at risk of homelessness. It is also important to understand what more can be...

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24 Oct 2017

The transition from childhood to adolescence is a challenging period for most young people. Depending on where they live, a young person’s sense of place and attachment to their local community can help them to foster resilience, personal identity and social connections which can be accessed in...

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02 Aug 2017

Earlier this year we co-authored a report based on data collected in the Youth Survey with the Black Dog Institute looking at young people and mental illness over the past five years; prior to that we produced a report on young people and homelessness. Both of these reports were...

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18 Apr 2017

This report shows more young Australians are in psychological distress than five years ago, with almost one in four young people in 2016 meeting the criteria for probable serious mental illness and young females twice as likely as males to report high psychological distress.

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15 Dec 2016

Executive Summary: The Synergy Automotive Repairs Program (Synergy Program) is a diversionary social enterprise aimed at positively impacting the lives of young people involved in motor vehicle offending (e.g. theft, vandalism, hooning). The program was developed in order to...

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06 Dec 2016

Each year we encourage Australians aged 15-19 to ‘speak up’ about the issues that really concern them through Australia’s largest online youth survey. In 2016 we had nearly 22,000 respondents and the survey revealed that more than half of young people believe there are barriers which will...

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16 Feb 2016

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According to the 2011 Census, some 44,000 children and young people in Australia are homeless. The reality is worse; many others are ‘hidden homeless’ who are not counted in the official statistics.

There is a growing body of evidence being...

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30 Nov 2015

More than half of young people believe there are barriers which will prevent them reaching their goals when they leave school, according to this report.

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Demographic profile of respondents
A total of 18,994 young people aged 15-19...

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21 Oct 2015

Shows an increase in the prevalence of probable mental illness among young females.

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Adolescence can be an exciting time of life, but it is also the peak age of onset for many mental health disorders.This adds further complexity to an already challenging...

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24 Aug 2015

Young people living in low socio-economic status areas are more likely to be concerned with getting a job, bullying and other emotional abuse than young people from higher SES areas.

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Inequality and disadvantage remain entrenched in areas of our...

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14 Nov 2017

With an ageing population and growing levels of housing stress and homelessness across Australia, there is an urgent need to better understand the challenges faced by older people that may place them at risk of homelessness. It is also important to understand what more can be...

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24 Oct 2017

The transition from childhood to adolescence is a challenging period for most young people. Depending on where they live, a young person’s sense of place and attachment to their local community can help them to foster resilience, personal identity and social connections which can be accessed in...

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APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
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Report

02 Aug 2017

Earlier this year we co-authored a report based on data collected in the Youth Survey with the Black Dog Institute looking at young people and mental illness over the past five years; prior to that we produced a report on young people and homelessness. Both of these reports were...

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Geographic Coverage: 
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Research report

18 Apr 2017

This report shows more young Australians are in psychological distress than five years ago, with almost one in four young people in 2016 meeting the criteria for probable serious mental illness and young females twice as likely as males to report high psychological distress.

The report...

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Research report

06 Dec 2016

Each year we encourage Australians aged 15-19 to ‘speak up’ about the issues that really concern them through Australia’s largest online youth survey. In 2016 we had nearly 22,000 respondents and the survey revealed that more than half of young people believe there are barriers which will...

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Research report

16 Feb 2016

Executive summary

According to the 2011 Census, some 44,000 children and young people in Australia are homeless. The reality is worse; many others are ‘hidden homeless’ who are not counted in the official statistics.

There is a growing body of evidence being...

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APO Collection(s): 
Geographic Coverage: 
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Survey

30 Nov 2015

More than half of young people believe there are barriers which will prevent them reaching their goals when they leave school, according to this report.

Introduction

Demographic profile of respondents
A total of 18,994 young people aged 15-19...

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APO Collection(s): 
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Research report

21 Oct 2015

Shows an increase in the prevalence of probable mental illness among young females.

Introduction
Adolescence can be an exciting time of life, but it is also the peak age of onset for many mental health disorders.This adds further complexity to an already challenging...

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Research report

24 Aug 2015

Young people living in low socio-economic status areas are more likely to be concerned with getting a job, bullying and other emotional abuse than young people from higher SES areas.

Executive summary
Inequality and disadvantage remain entrenched in areas of our...

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Research report

18 Jun 2014

One in five young Australians are likely to be experiencing mental illness, and less than 40% are comfortable seeking professional help, according to a new report released by Mission Australia in partnership with the Black Dog Institute.

The Youth Mental Health Report ...

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