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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Education not fines for underage drinkers

Young people caught by police for underage drinking in the Lake Illawarra region of NSW attend a two-hour face-to-face education seminar with their parent or guardian. Sessions are run by expert drug and alcohol workers and police. Original article

19 Dec 2014

Education First Youth Foyers evaluation

Preliminary findings from an evaluation of Victoria's Education First Youth Foyers show that there is considerable variation in young people’s social connectedness. Original article

19 Dec 2014

Fears held for vulnerable youth

Youth workers are concerned that hundreds of vulnerable teenagers will be at risk of falling through the cracks when Youth Connections, a national youth support program, closes at the end of the month. Original article

19 Dec 2014

Young people urged to be flexible

The head of PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia, Luke Sayers, says being flexible is critical for young graduates. He also suggests they try new things, take risks, start their own business, and know who they are and what they value. Original article

18 Dec 2014

Gillard to become a director of beyondblue

Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard is to join the board of the national mental-health not-for-profit beyondblue, which was founded by former Victorian  Premier Jeff Kennett. Original article

18 Dec 2014

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