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Youth survey homelessness infographic

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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.

Young people’s experience of homelessness – Youth Survey 2017 - Infographics

This two-page infographic is based on Mission Australia’s Young people’s experiences of homelessness report released August 2018. It provides key findings and recommendations.

Gender Gaps – Findings from the Youth Survey 2018 infographic

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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.

Young willing and able: Youth Survey Disability Infographic 2019

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This sub-report compares Youth Survey response of young people living with or without disability. In 2019 over 25,000 young people responded to the Youth Survey and 1,623 reported living with disability.

Young Voices of the Pandemic: Mission Australia’s Youth Survey 2020 Sub-Report

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Mission Australia’s Young Voices of the Pandemic reports on the free-text responses provided by young people in the 2020 Youth Survey in answer to the question ‘In the past year, what is the biggest issue that you have been dealing with? What do you think needs to be done about it?’. This report seeks to amplify young people’s voices using their own words to provide a glimpse of how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted on young people’s experiences of education, isolation and mental health.

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

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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.

Economic Disadvantage: Mission Australia’s Youth Survey 2020 Sub-Report

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Mission Australia’s Economic Disadvantage report uses data from the 2020 Youth Survey and compares the responses of young people without parent/s or guardian/s in paid work with those who reported at least one parent or guardian in paid work. The findings demonstrate the need for a whole-of-society response to improve the outcomes for young people.

Infographic: Young Voices of the Pandemic: Mission Australia’s Youth Survey 2020 Sub-Report

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This infographic details the key findings and recommendations from Mission Australia’s Young Voices of the Pandemic report. Direct quotes provided by young people highlight how living through the early stages of the pandemic in Australia affected their experiences of education, isolation and mental health wellbeing.

Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander youth report infographic

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The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth Report infographic draws on the findings of our Youth Survey 2019.

Infographic: Economic Disadvantage: Mission Australia’s Youth Survey 2020 Sub-Report

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This infographic details the key findings and recommendations from Mission Australia’s Economic Disadvantage report. The experiences of economically disadvantaged young people are highlighted by comparing the responses of young people without parent/s or guardian/s in paid work with those who reported at least one parent or guardian in paid work.

Mission Australia Youth Survey Report 2021

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Each year, young people aged 15 to 19, from across Australia share their values, aspirations and concerns in Australia’s largest annual Youth Survey. This year, 20,207 young people identified concerns relating to COVID-19, the environment, equity and discrimination and mental health.

Summary booklet: Psychological Distress in Young People in Australia Fifth Biennial Youth Mental Health Report: 2012-2020

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This summary booklet contains the key findings, policy and practice recommendations, and messages to the community from the Psychological Distress in Young People in Australia Fifth Biennial Youth Mental Health Report: 2012-2020.

Infographic Narrative: Economic Disadvantage: Mission Australia’s Youth Survey 2020 Sub-Report

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This infographic details the key findings and recommendations from Mission Australia’s Economic Disadvantage report. The report compares the responses of young people without parent/s or guardian/s in paid work with those who reported at least one parent or guardian in paid work, and finds a whole-of-society response is needed to improve outcomes for young people.

Mission Australia Youth Survey Report 2021 Overview

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In 2021, Mission Australia conducted its 20th annual Youth Survey. This overview provides a summary of the key findings from this year’s survey, including their concerns about COVID-19, the environment, equity and discrimination and mental health.

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