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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.

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.

Mission Australia Youth Survey infographic 2016

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In 2016 Mission Australia conducted its 15th annual survey of young people aged 15-19 years. The higlights of the survey findings are represented within this infographics document.

National Survey of Young Australians - 2010

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The results of Mission Australia's 2010 Youth Survey, which asked young people to share their views on their values, their concerns and who they turn to for advice and support.

The impact of family joblessness on the school to work transition - 2014

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This report presents the responses of young people from jobless families to Mission Australia’s Youth Survey 2013 and compares these responses to those of young people in families with parents working full-time or part-time.

National Survey of Young Australians - 2011

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The results of our much-anticipated 2011 Youth Survey provides a snapshot of the values, concerns and interests of young Australians.

Mission Australia's National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth Report - 2012

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Based on the responses of more than 640 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who took part in our 2012 Youth Survey, this report outlines the concerns, hopes and values of Indigenous youth.

Youth Survey 2014 SES report

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Location, Vocation, Aspiration considers this year’s Youth Survey findings in relation to young people’s socio-economic status (SES) measured by whether they were living in low, moderate or high SES areas.

Youth Survey 2017: Major cities and regional areas

Regional Report

This sub-report uses data from our Youth Survey 2017 to compare the responses of young people living in major cities to the responses of young people living in regional areas. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

Youth homelessness report

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Mission Australia’s Young people’s experiences of homelessness report released July 2020 reveals that 1 in 6 Youth Survey respondents had an experience of homelessness. The report compares those who have no experience of homelessness to those who have couch surfed and/or had an experience in transitional housing/living in a refuge.

Youth mental health and homelessness report infographic

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This two-page infographic is taken from the Mission Australia Youth Mental Health and Homelessness Report. It provides a summary of the key findings and recommendations of the report.

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.

Working through it: A Youth Survey report on economically disadvantaged young people

Working through it

This report considers the similarities and differences between two groups of young people who took part in the Mission Australia Youth Survey 2018: those who reported that neither parent or guardian was currently in paid employment, compared with those who identified that at least one parent or guardian had paid employment, whether part- or full-time.

The cares and concerns of vulnerable young people - 2011

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This report focuses on the responses of young respondents to our 2010 Youth Survey who identified as being vulnerable or at-risk on account of their housing situation.

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.

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.

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