Youth

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Young people


Fact sheet

Younger people in residential aged care: progress towards government targets

This fact sheet details information about younger Australians currently living in residential aged care facilities.
Report

Being Gen Vape

This research explores teenagers’ knowledge, perceptions, beliefs and attitudes, and the interpersonal and contextual influences on vaping amongst the young cohort referred to as 'Gen Vape'.
Report

The voices of children and young people in out-of-home care 2021

In 2021, the ACYP team spoke to 99 children and young people across NSW who are currently or who were previously in out-of-home care (OOHC). This report outlines the experiences of those young people and provides their suggestions for what needs to change.
Report

The great Australian renovation

This broad-ranging, independent report examines Australia’s performance as a society during the past two-and-a-half years of the COVID-19 pandemic. How well did Australia perform? Can our combined health, economic, social and political response be considered a success or a failure? What comes next?
Report

Generational and gender perspectives on Australia's future

Next25's second 'Navigator snapshot' brings the complexity and diversity of public opinion to the surface through interviews with men and women across age groups. The report reveals who feels their needs are considered by Australia's institutions and how different groups prioritise aspirations for the nation’s...
Strategy

Office of the Guardian for Children and Young People strategic plan 2022-2025

This strategic plan champions the rights and best interests of children and young people in the care and youth justice systems in South Australia, and maps out the key priorities over the next three years.
Report

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...
Policy report

Building mentally healthy futures: Australian youth recovery plan

This policy paper focuses on actionable, evidence-based steps a newly elected federal government can take to address the current youth mental health crisis.
Fact sheet

Younger people in residential aged care (YPIRAC) factsheet: April 2022

This factsheet provides an update on progress towards targets set by the Australian government in November 2019.
Briefing paper

Unlocking the potential of Australian apprenticeships

In this paper, the authors explore the weaknesses of the current system and propose a new approach, based on international evidence, that can make a difference to opportunities for young Australians.
Strategy

The NSW strategic plan for children and young people 2022-24

The content of this plan is primarily driven by direct consultation with children and young people. In this way, the Advocate for Children and Young People is not relying on what they assume children and young people need and want, but speaking to them directly...
Briefing paper

Inclusive policy-working with minority ethnic young people for Decent Work

Young people are one of the most significant assets in policy-making. They contribute insight from the perspective of those affected by a policy or policy change, and as our future community and business leaders. This briefing outlines how the creative, participatory method of appreciative inquiry...
Report

Young women’s report 2022

This report's findings emphasise the prevalence of violence and abuse in young people’s lives, along with the inadequacy of institutional responses to violence against young women and non-binary people.
Report

Profile of children and young people in WA 2022

This report provides demographic and statistical information about the children and young people in Western Australia, in particular those who might be experiencing vulnerability and hardship.
Report

Children, young people, and health in Brimbank

This report summarises the change over time, from 2006, of a subset of key health and education indicators included in the Brimbank Atlases of Health Education (Editions 1 and 2). It examines change for Brimbank as a whole, within Brimbank where data are available, and...
Survey

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.
Report

A Youth19 brief: young people with disabilities

This report explores the lives of students with a disability including health and wellbeing, housing insecurity, and creating a brighter future.
Position paper

Supporting young parents: addressing perinatal and youth mental health needs

Parenthood can be both a rewarding and challenging experience for new and expecting parents. During this time of transition, experiences of mental ill-health are common. This paper argues that stronger collaborative care and referral pathways are needed across perinatal and youth mental health systems to...
Report

Living in the climate crisis: young people in Uganda

This report documents the diverse livelihood strategies of young people living in Uganda, the impacts of climate change on their lives, and the adaptation and mitigation strategies that they have employed to address the crisis so far.
Data portal

Younger people in residential aged care: GEN - Aged care data

​Using the most recent data available, this dashboard tracks the progress being made towards the Australian Government's targets to reduce the number of younger people (under the age of 65) going into residential aged care, and to help younger people who are already in residential...