Two thirds of obese children have heart disease risk factors

Two out of three severely obese kids already have at least one risk factor for heart disease, suggests research published online in Archives of Disease in Childhood. Original article

Gen Y: the young and the restless

Gen Y has been characterised as being lazy and lacking loyalty. But the truth is that this generation has grown to have different expectations for their futures and have faced an economic climate harsher than previous generations. Original article

17 Mar 2014

TV theme innovation as pokies pall for young players

Young Australians are gambling less at casinos and other venues with electronic gaming machines (EGMs), with competition from internet and mobile gaming sites believed to be eating into the poker machine market. Original article

17 Mar 2014

Rural Youth boost

Efforts are underway to revive Rural Youth, the movement that helped to provide young Australians with careers in agribusiness, as well as supporting rural communities. Original article

17 Mar 2014

Youth Friendly General Practice video

This classroom resource from ReachOut Professional provides activities for students to learn about GPs and how to access them. Original article

17 Mar 2014

Income control hits record high

The number of people with their welfare benefits quarantined for essential living expenses rose significantly last year, with young people comprising a 72 per cent of the rise in the trial areas. Original article

17 Mar 2014

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