Aboriginal Australian youth

NARROWER TERMS
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.
Strategy

Changing tracks: an action plan for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families 2020-2022

This action plan focuses on the changes needed to eliminate the disproportionate representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the child protection system and to close the gap in life outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Are young Indigenous men more likely to end up in jail than university?

Promising to set targets to close the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in the justice system, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten claims a young Aboriginal man of 18 is more likely to end up in jail than university.
Report

Strong communities strong kids: NSW Aboriginal Child & Family Conference 2019

The NSW Aboriginal Child & Family Conference put the focus firmly on strategies for involving Aboriginal youth, families and communities in developing services and policies that lead to system change.
Journal article

Community based programs to improve the oral health of Australian Indigenous adolescents

This article reviews the international literature on community-based interventions aiming to improve the oral health of Indigenous adolescents and identify which demonstrate a positive impact.
Journal article

Empowering voice through the creation of a safe space: an experience of Aboriginal women in regional Queensland

This paper reflects on the experience of the research team in supporting a group of Aboriginal women to create safe spaces and to share their stories of healing, social and emotional wellbeing.
Journal article

Computerised emotional well-being and substance use questionnaires in young Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian adults

This research investigates the methodology of computerised questionnaires in assessing the emotional well-being and substance use in Indigenous and non-Indigenous young adults.