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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander summary (Youth Survey 2018)

Youth Survey 2018

This summary report details the findings from the more than 1,500 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people who responded to the Mission Australia Youth Survey 2018. This year was the first time that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people identified mental health as the top issue in Australia.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth Report

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This report compares Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander young people's responses on their values, concerns, health, wellbeing, housing and safety. Policy recommendations focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people being at the centre of policies and programs.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth Report Detailed Results

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This Appendix to the Mission Australia Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth Report provides detailed findings from the analysis of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander young people's responses on their values, concerns, health, wellbeing, housing and safety.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth Report Infographic

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This report compares Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander young people's responses on their values, concerns, health, wellbeing, housing and safety. Policy recommendations focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people being at the centre of policies and programs.

Achieving Independence – Mission Australia Youth Client Report

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This report explores our Youth Survey results from the exclusive perspective of the young people Mission Australia helps. It includes a cross section of young people who are accessing our employment, education, homelessness and drug and alcohol services.

Close to home: young people and the impact of alcohol and drug use by family and peers

Working through it

This report considers the responses of young people who agreed that alcohol and/or drugs are a problem for my family/peers in Youth Survey 2018, compared with those who answered neither/disagree. It provides a better understanding of their individual concerns, aspirations and wellbeing, and points to support needed for this group of young people.

Close to home: young people and the impact of alcohol and drug use by family and peers (Infographic)

Close to home

This report considers the responses of young people who agreed that alcohol and/or drugs are a problem for my family/peers in Youth Survey 2018, compared with those who answered neither/disagree. It provides a better understanding of their individual concerns, aspirations and wellbeing, and points to support needed for this group of young people. This infographic details highlights from the findings.

Concepts of Community infographic

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This two-page infographic is taken from the Mission Australia Concepts of Community report. It provides key findings and recommendations.

Five Year Mental Health Youth Report

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Mission Australia is proud to collaborate with the Black Dog Institute on this year’s Youth Mental Health Report. The report presents five years of mental health data collected from young people across Australia with important insights into their levels of psychological distress, their concerns and the people and places they go to for help.

Five Year Mental Health Youth Report Infographic

Youth Mental Health Report infographic

Mission Australia is proud to collaborate with the Black Dog Institute on this year’s Youth Mental Health Report. This is a two page document, summarising some of the key findings from this research.

From city to country: Comparing major cities and regional areas (Youth Survey Report 2018)

Youth Survey 2018

This sub-report draws on data from our Youth Survey 2018 to compare the responses of young people living in major cities to those from young people who lived in non-metropolitan areas. Over 17,000 young people resided in major cities, while more than 10,000 young people lived in regional Australia.

Gender Gaps – Findings from the Youth Survey 2018

Gender gap findings from Youth Survey 2018

The new report pinpoints stark differences between female and male responses to the Youth Survey 2018, highlighting that more females than males were concerned about almost every topic in the survey.

Gender Gaps – Findings from the Youth Survey 2018 infographic

Gender gap infographic

The new report pinpoints stark differences between female and male responses to the Youth Survey 2018, highlighting that more females than males were concerned about almost every topic in the survey. This infographic details highlights from the findings.

Hearing directly from vulnerable young Australians - 2010

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This publication focuses on the 2010 Youth Survey responses of three types of vulnerable young people - those who were homeless, in out-of-home care or in the juvenile justice system.

Indigenous Aspirations Report

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This report examines the aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people, in relation to their perceptions of opportunities for education, training and
work in their local area.

Insights into the concerns of young Australians: Making sense of the 2011 Youth Survey - 2012

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In 2011 Mission Australia conducted our 10th National Survey of Young Australians. The survey aimed to identify the most significant issues and facing Australian youth.

Insights into the concerns of young Australians: Making sense of the numbers - 2010

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This report offers insights gained from the results of Mission Australia's Youth Survey 2010. This, our eighth survey of young Australians, received 48,000 responses.

Mission Australia Concepts of Community report

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Mission Australia’s Concepts of Community report released October 2017 uses data from the Mission Australia Youth Survey 2016 to provide an understanding of the different issues and challenges facing young people from different socio-economic backgrounds across Australia.

Mission Australia Youth Mental Health and Homelessness Report

youth mental health homelessness report

Mission Australia’s Youth Mental Health and Homelessness Report released August 2017 gives findings from the Mission Australia Youth Survey, showing that poor family functioning and serious mental illness are factors that impact on the risks of homelessness for young people aged 15-19 years living in Australia.

Mission Australia Youth Survey - 2012

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As well as collecting valuable socio-demographic data, the Youth Survey 2012 sought to capture the views and perspectives of young people on a broad range of issues.

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