Aboriginal Australian youth

NARROWER TERMS
Journal article

The decline of smoking initiation among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander secondary students: implications for future policy

This article explores if smoking prevalence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander secondary students aged 12–17 years has changed between 2005 and 2017.
Report

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth report: youth survey 2019

This report adds to existing research and offers rich insights into the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people, both by comparing the relative differences with non-Indigenous young people, as well as looking at their absolute results. Both ways of looking at the...
Report

Boarding off and on country: a study of education in one Northern Territory remote community

This report examines the educational outcomes of Indigenous young people from a remote community in the Northern Territory over 10 years.
Journal article

Changes in the age young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people start smoking, 2002–2015

This article aims to analyse trends in smoking initiation and prevalence among young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people (Indigenous people) to identify which stages of adolescence and young adulthood prevention activities should target.
Journal article

The time for inclusive care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTQ+ young people is now

This article looks at how understanding the multiple identity groups of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTQ+ young people can assist in meeting their health care needs.
Guide

Promising practice guide: improving the social and emotional wellbeing of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with severe and complex mental health needs

This practice guide aims to support service providers, commissioners and policy-makers to adopt strengths-based, equitable and culturally responsive approaches that better meet the social and emotional wellbeing needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people.
Evaluation

Creating Futures: Weave’s intensive support service for young people leaving custody or involved in the criminal justice system

'Creating Futures' is an intensive support service for young people leaving custody or otherwise involved in the criminal justice system on bail, community orders or court diversion. Weave invited independent researchers to evaluate Creating Futures over a three-year period beginning in 2017. This report outlines...
Strategy

Youth Justice Strategic Plan 2020–2030

This strategic plan provides the foundation for a transparent 10-year blueprint for youth Justice, detailing the reform directions, objectives and key actions for the Victorian youth justice system.
Journal article

Barriers and facilitators of sport and physical activity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and adolescents: a mixed studies systematic review

This review aims to combine existing literature regarding barriers and facilitators to physical activity and sports participation in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
Strategy

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing services plan 2018–2023

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Wellbeing Services Plan 2018-2023 presents a targeted and specific approach to Children’s Health Queensland’s five key health service directions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.