Each year, Mission Australia encourages young people aged 15-19 to ‘speak up’ about the issues that concern them through Australia’s largest annual youth survey. Over 28,000 young people participated in 2018. For the first time, mental health was the number one issue of national concern...
Over 24,000 young people responded to Mission Australia’s 2017 Youth Survey and over 1,200 (or 5.3%) of respondents were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people. This report provides important insights into their aspirations, experiences and concerns.
This important report provides an insight into the scale of youth homelessness in Australia and, perhaps most importantly, a better understanding of who these young people are and how they are impacted by homelessness.
Now in its 16th year, the results from this survey build on knowledge gained from past reports, while also providing a snapshot of how young people feel currently about their own lives and broader national issues.