Youth, Aboriginal Australian

Strategy

Northern Territory child and adolescent health and wellbeing strategic plan 2018–2028
6 Dec 2018

This strategy document provides the framework to improve the lives of children and young Territorians from 0-24 years of age. The integration of services, such as housing, education, youth justice and child protection, are all addressed in the plan.

Report

31 Oct 2018

This in-brief report presents key findings from the upcoming AIHW report Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adolescent and youth health and wellbeing 2018 . It brings together data for Indigenous people aged 10–24 on health and wellbeing outcomes, social and economic determinants of health, health...

Report

11 Oct 2018

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.

Report

29 Aug 2018

The Ngaga-dji project voices the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Victoria’s youth justice system.

Report

28 Aug 2018

This project explores diversionary methods and law reform options that will equip courts and multi-agency teams, partnered with community owned and managed services, to construct alternative pathways into treatment and support.

Journal article

15 Jun 2018

This study reports the findings of a systematic review of the published literature evaluating the impact of substance use programs on Australian Indigenous youth.

Report

6 Jun 2018

Early labour market experiences are likely to have both immediate and ongoing effects, reducing income and wealth accumulation, and impeding future labour market success for Indigenous youth.

Report

22 Mar 2018

This paper outlines definitions of homelessness and estimates the number of young people who are homeless in Queensland.

Report

6 Mar 2018

This report, and its 33 findings and 39 recommendations, reflect problems across Victoria’s youth justice system: from crime prevention, through to delays in the Children’s Court, staffing problems within youth justice centres and, finally, what happens when young people are released from detention.

Report

26 Feb 2018

ARACY has released their third Report Card, updating previous editions released in 2013 and 2008. It uses the latest available data, from a range of sources, across a range of indicators.

Journal article

13 Feb 2018

This study, in a representative sample of young people in detention in Western Australia, has documented a high prevalence of FASD and severe neurodevelopmental impairment, the majority of which had not been previously identified.

Report

The views of WA children and young people on factors that support their engagement in school and learning
30 Jan 2018

Much effort has been put into developing resources, frameworks, policies and programs to support and engage students. This work is important and has helped many students, but by listening to the voices of children and young people, it is clear there is more to be...

Journal article

27 Jan 2018

This article argues that Aboriginal children and adolescents may face additional difficulties navigating the mental health care system in Australia, due to complex socio-cultural factors and the dearth of culturally appropriate and effective mental-health related treatment pathways.

Literature review

An Evidence Check rapid review brokered by the Sax Institute for the NSW Ministry of Health
30 Jun 2017

This review was conducted to identify the most effective interventions to reduce the risk of alcohol and other drug (AOD) related harm among at-risk Aboriginal youth.

Guide

A reflective practice resource and toolkit for services providing intensive and targeted support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families
10 Jun 2017

This publication is intended as a reflective practice resource and toolkit for services providing support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families.

Report

14 Mar 2017

In the words of one former participant, the Kimberley Girl program has become a “rite of passage” for young Aboriginal women in the region. Produced by Goolarri Media Enterprises, and now entering its fourteenth year, Kimberley Girl continues to change lives for the better. Like...

Report

14 Mar 2017

In the words of one former participant, the Kimberley Girl program has become a “rite of passage” for young Aboriginal women in the region. Produced by Goolarri Media Enterprises, and now entering its fourteenth year, Kimberley Girl continues to change lives for the better. Like...

Policy

19 Jul 2016

SNAICC and many of its members have been watching with concern as, around the country, a range of processes are undertaken to progress longer-term care arrangements for children. They vary in detail but have been broadly described as permanency planning measures. Some of these proposals...

Report

12 Feb 2016

Summary

The aim of this report is to provide information about injuries that lead to hospitalisation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people aged 0 to 24 years. Injury is a significant health issue for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

Evaluation

24 Oct 2015

The evaluation of the Tiwi College and Sports and Education Development Australia [SEDA] program aimed to determine how the program was progressing in 2015. If progressing well, to next task was to outline what worked for Tiwi students, and indicate whether that could be applied...

Overview

 

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