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Gift of Gallang: Evaluation

This evaluation considers the effectiveness of a wellbeing program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in Inala, Queensland. The evaluation focuses on the importance of partnerships, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and communities as well as schools and families.

Gift of Gallang: Snapshot

This evaluation considers the effectiveness of a wellbeing program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in Inala, Queensland. The evaluation focuses on the importance of partnerships, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and communities as well as schools and families.

Synergy Automotive Repairs Program: Process Evaluation Report

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The Synergy Automotive Repairs Program (Synergy Program) is a diversionary social enterprise aimed at positively impacting the lives of young people involved in motor vehicle offending (e.g. theft, vandalism, hooning). In order to assess the impact of the program, a process evaluation of the initiative was commissioned.

Synergy Automotive Repairs Program: Process Evaluation Report Summary

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The Synergy Automotive Repairs Program (Synergy Program) is a diversionary social enterprise aimed at positively impacting the lives of young people involved in motor vehicle offending (e.g. theft, vandalism, hooning). In order to assess the impact of the program, a process evaluation of the initiative was commissioned.

The Cost of Youth Homelessness in Australia

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This Cost of Youth Homelessness in Australia research, the first national study of its kind, was conducted to better understand the experience, impact and support needs of homeless youth. This landmark research project was led by Swinburne University of Technology, in partnership with University of Western Australia, Charles Sturt University, Mission Australia, Salvation Army and Anglicare.

The Cost of Youth Homelessness in Australia 2016

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The Costs of Youth Homelessness in Australia project is an ARC Linkage research project undertaken by the Swinburne University Institute for Social Research, the University of Western Australia and Charles Sturt University, in partnership with The Salvation Army, Mission Australia and Anglicare Canberra and Goulburn.

Triple Care Farm Baseline Social Return on Investment analysis

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A report by Social Ventures Australia reveals that Mission Australia's Triple Care Farm  - a residential Alcohol and Other Drugs rehabilitation and treatment program for young people - delivers a Social Return on Investment of 3:1.

Triple Care Farm Baseline Social Return on Investment analysis Summary

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A report by Social Ventures Australia reveals that Mission Australia's Triple Care Farm - a residential Alcohol and Other Drugs rehabilitation and treatment program for young people - delivers a Social Return on Investment of 3:1.

Triple Care Farm: A Safe Place for Change 1989-2009 - 2011

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This report provides striking evidence of the effectiveness of Triple Care Farm's approach to treating young people with drug, alcohol and mental health issues.

What does Success Look Like? An Evaluation of Mission Australia’s Flexible Learning Options (FLO) Program (South Australia)

FLO Report

Flexible Learning Options evaluation shows the successful outcomes which are achieved for young people who are disengaged from school in South Australia.

Youth Concerns about Drugs and Alcohol

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Youth Concerns about Drugs and Alcohol compared those who were highly concerned by alcohol and drugs against those expressing a low level of concern about these issues. These two groups of young people were compared across a range of questions from Mission Australia’s Youth Survey 2014 including personal and national concerns.

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