Let's move away from statutory intervention and towards early support for families.
<strong>More than 8 in 10 trans teens have self-harmed </strong>
Youth justice doesn't start in prison.
Almost half of transgender teenagers have attempted to kill themselves and more than 80% have self-harmed, a new study into the lives of LGBT young people has revealed. While the research, commissione...
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'For the last three years, a war on young people in this parliament'.
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We mustn't be made of Milo.
All teenagers can be impulsive and make poor choices.
It doesn't need to be this way.
It's a much bigger issue than smashed avo.
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Treasury secretary grilled over housing affordability for young people.
The children I met won’t turn away from a problem, or dismiss a challenge as too hard. As well as looking out for others, they want to make a difference and have become advocates for causes they believe in.
Drug Use And Sexually Transmitted Infections have also risen.
Asylum seekers, marriage equality and climate change the biggest concerns for under-25s.
I’m a retail worker and university student. But I have the chance in this election to make a difference on the issues I care about, the issues that matter to my life and future.
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If the Australian government is serious about reducing youth unemployment and increasing their employment outlook, it needs to look at creating more entry-level jobs, increasing job security for young people, and, in regards to internships, look at promoting more paid internships, not increasing essentially unpaid ones.
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The number of young Australians under supervision due to their involvement in crime is falling, as juvenile justice agencies, courts and police try to keep children out of the system. The Australian...
The stupendous timespans of the evolutionary past are now part of common culture -- outside fundamentalist circles, at any rate. But most people still tend to regard humans as the culmination of the e...
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Just this month, Australia surpassed the 24 million population milestone, and with overseas migration a key contributor to our population growth, debate over successful multiculturalism is more pertin...
My sister has been homeless. She has been addicted to drugs.She never planned on succumbing to a monster mental illness, on being bullied and assaulted, on running away from home. But it happened. And I like to think that if, in that dark time of her life, she had politely asked a stranger for some help, they would have smiled and given it to her.
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You can't talk in the cinema. For some families, that's enough incentive right there to go see a flick on Boxing Day. Having presumably been together all Christmas Day, going to the movies provides a...
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What is called for isn't a policy change but a complete mindset change. There must be no allowance in our public conversation for vitriol and hate-filled tirades that make young CALD Australians feel like outsiders in their own home.
Just 18 per cent of Australians regularly seek help when feeling stressed or down, a new report shows. The study, commissioned by Mental Health Australia, examines what Australians do to improve their...