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Youth

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Young people
Report

How best to serve young people with evidence?

This paper makes the case for evidence-based policy, before recapping the history of the 'What Works' movement and its particular structure in the United Kingdom.
Guide

A guide to establishing a children and young people’s advisory group

This resource has been developed to help organisations, including government departments, meaningfully and effectively involve children and young people in their decision making.
Report

“It’s helped me connect with more friends”: Supporting social media use to enhance the social networks of young people with disabilities living in rural South Australia

This report investigated the effectiveness of social media training and online mentoring support in building the social networks of young people with disability in rural communities.
Report

The digital lives of younger Australians

This report provides a snapshot of the attitudes and behaviours of younger people online, the extent and nature of their online habits, what they use to stay connected, and how they feel about the prominence of digital connection in their lives.
Report

Child and youth wellbeing strategy

This report covers the progress made during the first ten months of the New Zealand government's Child Youth and Wellbeing Strategy's implementation, from September 2019 to June 2020.
Report

VicHealth Local Government Partnership: young people leading healthier communities

VicHealth is working with Victorian councils to set our kids up for their best possible future - by creating communities where children and young people can grow up active, connected and healthy.
Report

Systems Leadership for Child Wellbeing project: stage 1 synthesis report

This collaboration between Every Child and the Australian and New Zealand School of Government aims to drive systems leadership and facilitate better integrated support to, and improved outcomes for, children.
Report

Children and youth reported missing from out-of-home care in Australia

This research was commissioned and funded by the National Missing Persons Coordination Centre (NMPCC), and focuses on the vulnerable group of youth who go missing, predominately from out-of-home care. The research demonstrates that young people living in out-of-home care are at the highest risk of...
Report

Young people in residential aged care in Australia, 2019-2020

This report utilises the available administrative data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, and the NDIA to describe the characteristics and geographical distribution of young people in permanent residential aged care (RAC) in Australia in 2019-2020.
Policy report

A welcome home: youth homelessness and mental health

This policy paper examines the relationship between homelessness and mental health and the specific challenges that exist for young Australians aged 12 to 25 years who experience, or are at risk of, experiencing homelessness. The paper also examines the evidence behind particular intervention and prevention...