Concerns about the environment regularly rate highly in surveys canvasing young people about the issues they find of greatest concern to their future. This topic covers young people's views on the environment, their involvement in environmental causes and concerns for the future of the environment.
For issues about including young people's needs in civic planning and their use of public spaces, please see the topic Public space.
Many countries, including Australia, have support groups for children of mentally ill or addicted parents. Research from the Netherlands looked at how effective these programs are. Original article
Tony Dreis, Principal Research Fellow, Indigenous Education at Australian Council for Educational Research, looks at recent results from the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) and discusses how past and current government initiatives have sought to address disparity in education outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students. Original article
The MINDOUT! Project is presenting a series of innovative webinars, from March through June, that critically engages with topics relevant to understanding mental health and suicide prevention for LGBTI people. Original article
This report from the Australian Institute of Criminology reviews current restorative justice programs, a practice that has become mainstream in the juvenile justice arena. Original article
A new apartment project in Perth will help nearly 100 homeless young people into jobs and permanent homes. Original article