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Youth Field Xpress is a free monthly news briefing for youth researchers, youth workers, policymakers and anyone with an interest in youth issues. It contains news of research projects, reports, programs, projects and events that are relevant to the Australian youth sector and supporting services.

Number 215, July 2014

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Fighting for youth: Youth homelessness in WA

Representatives from several community service organisations speak out about the high rate of youth unemployment in Western Australia. Original article 

30 Jul 2014

A strong future for young people leaving out-of-home care

This paper from UnitingCare presents key learnings from a review of Australian and international policy and program approaches relevant to improving outcomes for young people who are transitioning from OOHC to adulthood.  Original article

30 Jul 2014

The relationship between brand-specific alcohol advertising on television and brand-specific consumption among underage youth

This study in the US finds that there is a robust relationship between youth's brand-specific exposure to alcohol advertising on television and their consumption of those same alcohol brands and provides further evidence of a strong association between alcohol advertising and youth drinking behavior. Original article

30 Jul 2014

Literature review: Sucide and social media

The Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre has compiled information on the use of social media by young people expressing suicidal feelings. Original article

30 Jul 2014

New report shows young people experience most youth justice supervision within the community

Of all young people aged 10-17 under youth justice supervision over a 12 year period, most were likely to experience only community-based supervision, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). Original article

30 Jul 2014

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