Environmental issues

Publications and research

Children's Geographies

Journal or periodical

Children's Geographies is a peer-reviewed journal that provides an international forum to discuss issues that impact upon the geographical worlds of children and young people under the age of 25 and of their families.

Website: www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/14733285.asp

Children, Youth and Environments

Journal or periodical

CYE Journal, the world's leading publication for the latest news on children, youth and their environments. The journal's mission is to facilitate the dissemination of knowledge and stimulate discussion in support of inclusive and sustainable environments for children and youth everywhere.

Website: www.colorado.edu/journals/cye/

Planning Institute of Australia

Is the national peak body representing professionals involved in planning. Their goal is to support the sector with information and resources to aid in the creation of sustainable communities.  

Website: www.planning.org.au 

Weathering the future: Climate change, children and young people, and decision making

Research report

The Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) in partnership with the National Centre for Epidemiology and Public Health (NCEPH) initiated a project called ‘Climate change, children and young people, and decision-making' to scope out the likely challenges, and the social, economic, health/wellbeing impacts posed by climate change on Australian children and young people.

www.aracy.org.au/publicationDocuments/ARACY%20climate%20change%20report%20March%202011%20FINAL%20full1.pdf

Young - Nordic Journal of Youth Research

Journal or periodical

Young addresses a broad scope of questions in the life situation of youth in the age of globalisation - questions that are related to increased mobility of people and commodities, hybridisation of culture and the sensitivity of young people to changes in the labour market, culture, urban and rural contexts, etc.

Website: www.sagepub.com/journalsProdDesc.nav?prodId=Journal201637

Youth Entrepreneurship & Sustainability (YES)

The YES Campaign strives to build the individual capacity of youth in order to create sustainable livelihoods and to establish an entrepreneurial culture where young people move toward formal employment. Its driving concern is that young people are able to create a sustainable, safe future.

Website: www.yesweb.org

Book reviews and abstracts from Youth Studies Australia

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The truth about trades: Apprenticeships versus university degrees

Far more young Australians believe a university degree provides more career options but apprenticeships are becoming increasingly popular - and experts say that's a good thing. Original article

27 Aug 2014

Drinking habits study: Partygoers quizzed, breathalysed as part of 'pre-loading' research

Thousands of late-night revellers in Brisbane will be breathalysed and surveyed on their drinking habits as part of a groundbreaking study that could change how authorities deal with binge drinkers. Original article

27 Aug 2014

Job forum aims to keep young people in the state despite nation-high youth unemployment

Participants in yesterday's Tasmanian Youth Forum spoke out about the challenges in finding work and deciding whether to stay in the state or move to the mainland. Original article

27 Aug 2014

Commonwealth Youth Worker Awards 2014

Nominations are now open for the Commonwealth Youth Worker Awards 2014, which recognise the excellence of youth workers and their enduring positive impact on young people and local communities. Entries close 30 August, 2014. Original article

27 Aug 2014

Transitions to Employment of Australian Young People with Disability and the Ticket to Work Initiative

The report provides youth disability data, explores what factors and elements comprise ‘good transition’ for this cohort and examines the benefits of ‘transition oriented’ networked partnerships, and outlines methods and approaches available through the Ticket to Work program. Original article

27 Aug 2014

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