In addition to those accessed through the menu above, there are other resources available.
These reports present examples of current practice in youth work, service delivery and other youth-related programs and project.
Interviews with sector experts and young people on topical issues.
Open space webinar materials
The Open space webinar series is a collaboration between ACYS, the Australian Youth Affairs Coalition and the University of Melbourne's Youth Research Centre.
Papers, proceedings and presentations from past conferences in the youth sector.
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Results from a survey on people's attitudes towards discrimination has been published by beyond blue. The findings show that a significant number of young people hold negative perceptions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Original article
Commentary from the The Independent (UK) stresses that reports on young people need to be kept in perspective, as youth crime and teen pregnancy are both down, as well as smoking and drinking. Original article
This paper from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research uses data from the Longitudinal Survey of Australian Youth to explore whether individual circumstances may influence this relationship; for example, whether the combination of work and study or living status (living independently compared with living with parents) contributes to financial stress. Original article
The study was the first of its kind to use US survey data to break down the link between race and the mental health of LGB (which it calls "sexual minority") youth ages 13 to 18. Original article