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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Indigenous youth 24 times as likely to be locked up, research shows

The Productivity Commission’s Report on Government Services released today showed indigenous young people aged 10 to 17 were almost 24 times as likely as non-indigenous young people to be locked up in youth detention centres in 2012-13.  bit.ly/1CFMNzW

30 Jan 2015

Appointment of Acting ACYS Director

Dr. Chris Rayner, Lecturer in Inclusive Education, at the University of Tasmania has been appointed as the Acting Director for the Australian Clearinghouse of Youth Studies (ACYS) following the news that Dr. Jeremy Prichard was stepping down from the role.  bit.ly/1CiCDGT

30 Jan 2015

THE U-turn program for at-risk youth will not be funded beyond the end of June

Despite the Federal Government promising funding for four years a statement issued yesterday by Justice Minister Vanessa Goodwin said U-turn would be funded only for the rest of 2014-15.   bit.ly/1LoKnK5

30 Jan 2015

Budget must chart a fairer path back to surplus: ACOSS

The Australian Council of Social Service today urged the Federal Government to focus on restoring revenue by addressing inefficient tax arrangements, rather than through spending cuts, and chart a fairer path back to surplus in its second Budget. In its Budget submission released today, the peak community sector body has identified more than $13 billion of potential savings in the next financial year, rising to over $18 billion in 2016-17, through measures which it says restore the integrity of Australia's progressive tax system. bit.ly/1ByZYkS

29 Jan 2015

Can’t throw, can’t catch: Australian kids are losing that sporting edge

Australians like to think themselves as sporting and fit – a concept reinforced by the success of the country’s elite athletes. But evidence is emerging that Australian kids are falling behind their international peers and are performing worse in skills such as kicking, throwing, catching and jumping than they were 30 years ago.  bit.ly/1yOOpGr

29 Jan 2015

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