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The Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies
2010 annual survey

  

Our job as a clearinghouse is to provide the youth field with relevant and important information about young people. This survey is designed to gauge sector satisfaction and gather demographical and other information in order to improve our services in the youth field. Please take a few minutes to answer our survey and enter into the draw to win one of two prizes: 

  • First prize: a copy of our latest youth work book Youth work and social diversity
  • Second prize: a copy of the book Sounds of then, sounds of now: Popular music in Australia
  

Young people in education and training 2009

A statistical report from NCVER on Australian vocational education and training statistics. www.ncver.edu.au/publications/2339.html

03 Feb 2011

Youth mental health first aid: a description of the program & an initial evaluation

From the International Journal for Mental Health Systems, this article discusses the Youth Mental Health First Aid Program, launched in Australia in 2007. www.ijmhs.com/content/5/1/4

03 Feb 2011

$250,000 to help tackle homophobia in schools - NSW DET

The Minister for Education and Training, Verity Firth, has announced a $250,000 pilot program aimed at tackling homophobia in schools. www.cnet.ngo.net.au/content/view/51771/228/

03 Feb 2011

Jail remains only refuge for some Indigenous youth

The ABC's The World Today program looks into why the detention rate is so high for indigenous Australians. www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2011/s3123955.htm

02 Feb 2011

Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network Website now live

The Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network (Australia), the MYAN, is a national policy and advocacy body that represents the rights and interests of migrant and newly arrived young people. www.myan.org.au

02 Feb 2011

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