children and young people

Report

13 Mar 2019
203

This report pinpoints stark differences between female and male responses to the Mission Australia Youth Survey 2018 , highlighting that more females than males were concerned about almost every topic in the survey.

Report

15 Feb 2019
28

This report presents the findings of a research project conducted by the Schools Support Program at Foundation House. This project sought out the insights of students of refugee backgrounds on the barriers and facilitators to learning and engagement at school.

Report

Research findings of a survey on how and why young New Zealanders view online pornography
3 Dec 2018
44

This report presents findings from a study into how and why young New Zealanders view online pornography. One in four young people first saw porn by the age of twelve, and three out of four young people have seen porn by the age of seventeen....

Survey

28 Nov 2018
230

Each year, Mission Australia encourages young people aged 15-19 to ‘speak up’ about the issues that concern them through Australia’s largest annual youth survey. Over 28,000 young people participated in 2018. For the first time, mental health was the number one issue of national concern...

Report

26 Nov 2018
56

This report is the first of its kind to apply the deprivation approach to examine deprivation among young Australians using information provided by young people themselves. It builds on earlier projects that developed and applied the approach used here to adults.

Report

2 Nov 2017
18

This research highlights some of the challenges faced by children and young people in their middle years (eight to 12 years of age) who are being overlooked in policy and program design.

Report

22 Dec 2016
185

Recent evidence suggests households exposed to unaffordable housing include children, young people and their families. We know remarkably little, however, about the magnitude of this problem, and are only beginning to understand some of the ways these trends affect the childhoods and teen years of...

Report

22 Dec 2016
319

Many households exposed to unaffordable housing include dependent children and young people (Rowley and Ong 2012; Stone et al 2013). We know remarkably little, however, about the magnitude of this problem, and are only beginning to understand some of the ways these trends affect the...

Report

19 Dec 2016
96

This research report presents the findings of a study that explored the safety of young people in residential care. Commissioned by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, this study aimed to understand what young people believe institutions are doing to identify,...

Survey

7 Dec 2016
154

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) has released initial findings of the most comprehensive national population tracking survey into sport and physical activity in Australia.

The report provides the sport sector with vital insights into participation for adults and children, the barriers to physical activity...

Report

30 Apr 2016
31

With one foot in childhood, and one foot in adulthood, the middle years are sometimes described as an “in between” stage of development. This “in between” status has, too often, led to invisibility as far as service providers and policy makers are concerned. Typically, the...

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