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Jesuit Social Services

Discussion paper

The harsh reality of onshore immigration detention in Australia

Drawing on the voices of visitors, this brief sets out key facts on the current situation in onshore immigration detention in Australia; the conditions and impacts of prolonged detention; the important role of visitors and the nature of restrictive rules and regulations on visiting detention...
Report

All alone: young adults in the Victorian justice system

This report raises a number of concerns regarding the welfare and treatment of young adults in Victorian prisons, and questions whether these standards are being met.
Report

The man box: a study on being a young man in Australia

This study by Jesuit Social Services’ The Men’s Project, involving 1,000 men aged 18 to 30 has shown that young men who comply with society’s pressures to be a ‘real man’ report poorer mental health, are twice as likely to consider suicide, more likely to...
Report

Dropping off the edge 2015

This report shows that complex and entrenched disadvantage is experienced by a small but persistent number of locations in each state and territory across Australia.
Report

Not so straight: a national study examining how Catholic Schools can best respond to the needs of same sex attracted students

This report, prepared as a resource and training document for school administrators in Catholic schools, focuses on the needs of “same sex attracted students” among the 660,000 students who attend Catholic schools in Australia today.