This report provides Mission Australia, schools, non-government organisations, policy and decision makers with evidence collected during the pandemic about young people’s hopes, feelings and concerns. The findings reinforce that now is a critical time to ensure young people are heard and to advocate alongside them for the policy responses and services they need.
- Equity and discrimination was the top issue for young people
- Young people were concerned about the impact of COVID-19
- Mental health was a pressing concern for young people