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Resources useful for those looking to find out more about youth issues and the sector.

A-Z Topics
The youth sector covers a wide range of issues and disciplines.

Organisations, programs and government agencies are frequently known by their acronyms.  This list will help to sort out who is who.

Book reviews
ACYS reviews books relevant to the youth sector in its quarterly journal, Youth Studies Australia.

Contact details for organisations in the youth sector

Searchable databases related to all areas of the youth sector. 

International perspectives
Resources relating to international youth issues. 

Journals and publications
Print and online resources for those working in the youth sector. 

News, alerts and discussion groups
News feeds and alert services provide up-to-date information about youth issues.  Discussions groups offer a place to share ideas and materials with others working in the youth sector. 

Organisations and individuals conducting research in youth issues. 


Need more help?

Information specific to working in the youth sector can be found in the Youth work section.

ACYS provides a Help Desk service.  If you need help finding further information, or if the area you're interested in is not covered here, please contact us.

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