Without a home: first-time youth homelessness in the COVID-19 period
In 2021, many lives globally, including those of young people in Australia, were disrupted by the extensive impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of this report is to bring these young people’s experiences to light, by drawing on quantitative data to show the prevalence...
Clusters of COVID-19 impact: identifying the impact of COVID-19 on young Australians in 2021
This report looks into the types of impact experienced by young people during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the particular groups of young people who have faced more challenges. The report also details how the experience of different and multiple impacts relate to increases in stress...
Youth survey report 2021
The Mission Australia Youth Survey is the largest annual survey of young people in Australia. This report contains an overview, a national summary, a summary of findings for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people and a summary of findings for each State and Territory.
Psychological distress in young people in Australia
This report, by researchers from Mission Australia and the Black Dog Institute, reveals that substantially more young people in Australia are experiencing psychological distress than in 2012. The report also reveals that young people had higher odds of experiencing psychological distress if they identified as...