This fact sheet details information about younger Australians currently living in residential aged care facilities.
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'.
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.
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?
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...
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.
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...
This policy paper focuses on actionable, evidence-based steps a newly elected federal government can take to address the current youth mental health crisis.
This factsheet provides an update on progress towards targets set by the Australian government in November 2019.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...