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Research report

17 Oct 2017

Research shows that children and young people who have been abused or neglected are at greater risk of engaging in criminal activity, and entering the youth justice system. A better understanding of the characteristics and pathways of children and young people who are both in the child...

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Research report

13 Oct 2017

This report examines the group of young people aged 15–24 that are not engaged in education, employment or training (NEET). In particular, it examines those who are NEET for six or more months consecutively, known here as persistently NEET. Using data from the Longitudinal Survey of Australian...

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Journal article

10 Oct 2017

Summary

Background: Underweight, overweight, and obesity in childhood and adolescence are associated with adverse health consequences throughout the life-course. Our aim was to estimate worldwide trends in mean body-mass index (BMI) and a comprehensive set of BMI...

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Commentary

01 Sep 2017

With the Commonwealth electoral roll in its best shape ever, are the Coalition’s worst fears being realised? Back in 2011–12, when the Gillard government was preparing to introduce direct enrolment, the Coalition was ferociously opposed. Direct enrolment would allow the Australian Electoral...

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Report

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22 Aug 2017

Key findings

Rates of self-harm and suicidal behaviour are high among Australian teens. Among 14-15 year olds, one in ten reported that they had self-harmed in the previous 12 months, and 5% reported they had attempted suicide. 

Girls appeared to be at greater risk...

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Chapter

08 Aug 2017

The chapter is structured as follows. A description of the data and methods used is given first. The first analytical section of this chapter provides new evidence about the number of 14–15 year olds who care for someone who is elderly or has a disability or long-term illness; and the primary...

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Guide

08 Aug 2017

This guide provides a brief overview of the youth unemployment data available for small geographic areas. This is one in a series of quick guides related to labour statistics, designed to provide a basic understanding of Australian labour market data. Other guides include unemployment, youth...

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Journal article

01 Aug 2017

Background

General practitioners (GPs) are uniquely placed to help adolescents take control of managing their chronic illness, and provide continuity of care during the transition to adulthood. This is dependent on a well-established therapeutic relationship with a young...

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Journal article

01 Aug 2017

Background

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the most common inherited cardiac disease, which generally manifests during adolescence. Adolescents may be diagnosed incidentally, following the investigation of symptoms, or during family screening. Early recognition may...

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Policy report

26 Jul 2017

Not all suicide is the same and youth suicide often has different drivers to suicide at later ages. Further while much is spoken and argued about its prevention, it remains a complex and contentious area with much advocacy for unproven interventions.

In particular this paper makes the...

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Fact sheet

20 Jul 2017

This fact sheet provides information about young offenders who offend with one or more other people over the past 12 months, including data on demographics and offence types.

The key findings of the analysis are that:

  • In 2007, 62.6% of young offenders were recorded as
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Fact sheet

20 Jul 2017

Over recent years the Victorian community has expressed concern about young offenders, especially those who commit violent or serious crimes such as assault, motor vehicle theft, robbery or burglary. This issue has also been the subject of media coverage, which has suggested police are recording...

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Research report

18 Jul 2017

Aims: To assess whether Youth Level of Service/Case Management Inventory Australian Adaptation (YLS/CMI-AA) risk/needs data improve recidivism prediction for young offenders under community supervision, compared to static risk data from the Bureau’s Reoffending Database (ROD)....

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Research report

27 Jun 2017

The majority of young people do not return to sentenced supervision

The majority of young people who receive a supervised youth justice sentence serve only 1 sentence, and do not return to sentenced youth justice supervision. Of those aged 10–17 who were under sentenced...

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Journal article

31 May 2017

There is little research on children’s experiences of growing up in a popular tourist destination, where place and space are contested with visitors, migrants and temporary residents. Existing literature on young people’s experiences of their socio-spatial surroundings has focused predominantly...

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Survey

19 May 2017

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and the Young Health Movement (YHM) have published this report, examining the positive and negative effects of social media on young people’s health, including a league table of social media platforms according to their impact on young people’s mental...

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Journal article

26 Apr 2017

Introduction: This article presents interim findings from research examining the implementation of a health justice partnership (HJP) focusing on the legal and health needs of regional young people. HJPs provide an innovative service model offering an integrated health and legal service for the...

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Research report

27 Mar 2017

Increasingly, unemployment rates tell only part of the story of young people’s jobs challenge. Underemployment, at 18 per cent of the nation’s youth labour force, is the highest in the 40 years since the ABS count officially began. And unemployment – at 13.5 per cent for 15–24 year olds – has...

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Journal article

17 Mar 2017

Occupation, blockage and storming are not rare in social movements a decade after China resuming sovereignty in Hong Kong. The organizers and participants usually involve locally born young people. Some of them are secondary school students in their teens. They are known as the fourth generation...

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Journal article

27 Feb 2017

To examine demographic and behavioural correlates of high consumption of soft drinks (non-alcoholic sugar-sweetened carbonated drinks excluding energy drinks) among Australian adolescents and to explore the associations between high consumption and soft drink perceptions and accessibility....

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