Changes in the age at which Australian young people leave home: contributory factors and policy implications for care-leavers
PublisherFoster care Child welfare Child protection Out-of-home care Teenagers Youth Queensland
Leaving home is a key part of the transition to adulthood. There is evidence in many countries, including Australia, that young people are remaining at home for longer. This paper explores this issue using Australian data, considers factors driving the trend, and implications for young people leaving out-of-home care.
Queensland Family and Child Commission, State of Queensland 2018
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11 Jul 2018