First Nations youth

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Aboriginal Australian youth
NARROWER TERMS


Briefing paper

The impact of the NSW Youth Koori Court on sentencing and re-offending outcomes

The aim of this research was investigate the impact of the NSW Youth Koori Court (YKC) on youth justice outcomes, including the probability of being sentenced to a juvenile control order (JCO) and recidivism.
Guide

Supporting young Aboriginal people who self-harm: a guide for families and communities

This guide aims to help families and communities in Western Australia understand what they can to do to support a young Aboriginal person who is self-harming.
Strategy

Wirkara Kulpa: Aboriginal youth justice strategy 2022–2032

This strategy was developed and led from the outset by the Aboriginal Justice Caucus. This process commenced with a planning workshop in 2018 where the Caucus outlined their aspirations for, and approach to, creating Victoria’s first Aboriginal youth justice strategy.
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.
Guide

Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and children living with disability

This series of tip sheets has been co-designed with Aboriginal families who care for children living with disability. It is primarily designed for non-Indigenous workers supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families where a child is living with disability.
Report

Changing the sentence: overseeing Queensland’s youth justice reforms

In June 2019, the Director-General of the Department of Youth Justice asked the Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC) to help monitor initiatives linked to recent youth justice reforms and to examine options for future investments. This report is the outcome of that request.
Report

Keeping our kids safe: cultural safety and the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations

This resource is intended to support organisations engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children to implement the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations in a culturally-safe way.
Report

Our youth, our way

This report examines the lived experiences of Aboriginal children and young people in Victoria and the factors contributing to their over-representation in the youth justice system.
Briefing paper

Understanding the decline in Aboriginal young people in custody in NSW from 2015 to 2019

This paper examines the recent downward trend of young Aboriginal people being imprisoned in New South Wales.
Policy report

Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: New South Wales 2020

This report reviews the progress of the NSW Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).
Policy report

Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: Queensland 2020

This report reviews the progress of the Queensland Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).
Policy report

Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: Tasmania 2020

This report reviews the progress of the Tasmanian Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).
Policy report

Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: Australian Capital Territory 2020

This report reviews the progress of the ACT Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).
Policy report

Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: Northern Territory 2020

This report reviews the progress of the NT Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).
Policy report

Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: South Australia 2020

This report reviews the progress of the South Australian Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).
Policy report

Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: Victoria 2020

This report reviews the progress of the Victorian Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).
Report

Postcards from practice: learnings from Name. Narrate. Navigate

This report provides a summary and discussion of the initial learnings from the Name. Narrate. Navigate pilot program, which is a preventive intervention program focused on psycho-education and skill development for young people at increased risk of using violence.
Submission

Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service submission to the Department of Premier and Cabinet consultation on Victorian Youth Strategy

This submission focuses on the rights of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children and young people involved in the criminal, civil and family law systems.
Journal article

Opinions and perceptions of Indigenous mental health applications from service providers and youth samples: a pilot study

This journal article evaluates opinions and perceptions around managing health and the relevance of available mental health applications for Indigenous youth by surveying values of Indigenous service providers and youth samples in a regional area, in order to better target online mental health information.
Journal article

School-based prevention in very remote settings

This preliminary study aimed to test the feasibility of processes and methods of data-gathering, the reliability of youth self-report measures, and to identify the direction of effects for an evaluation of a longer-term pilot of the curriculum.