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  1. What causes homelessness in older people?
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    Becoming homeless later in life seems unimaginable, but this is the sad reality for almost 18,625 Australians. 1 Australia’s ageing population is increasing rapidly and is predicted to more than double from 2010 to...

    Created on 30 September 2020
  2. Three leading causes of homelessness in Australia
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    Homelessness can affect anyone, triggered by a range of circumstances that are outside of our control. But first, what is homelessness ? Homelessness is a defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics as a lack of...

    Created on 13 August 2020
  3. Young Australians raise pressing concerns around mental health, environment, bullying and voice
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    This year’s Mission Australia Youth Survey Report 2019 reveals that young people aged between 15 to 19 years old in Australia report issues and concerns relating to mental health, the environment, bullying and voice....

    Created on 26 November 2019
  4. Can we talk? Seven year youth mental health report - 2012-2018

    The Can we talk? Seven year youth mental health report - 2012-2018 is a Mission Australia and Black Dog Institute joint report. The report reveals important insights about the prevalence of psychological distress experienced by young people, where they...

    Created on 21 October 2019
  5. Infographic: Can we talk? Seven year youth mental health report - 2012-2018

    The Can we talk? Seven year youth mental health report - 2012-2018 is a Mission Australia and Black Dog Institute joint report. The infographic summarises important insights about the prevalence of psychological distress experienced by young people,...

    Created on 21 October 2019
  6. Persistent rise in youth psychological distress spurs urgent call for action
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    A new joint report by Mission Australia and Black Dog Institute indicates that considerably more young people in Australia are experiencing psychological distress than seven years ago. Almost one in four young people in...

    Created on 21 October 2019
  7. Infographic: Close to home: young people and the impact of alcohol and drug use by family and peers

    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...

    Created on 20 August 2019
  8. Close to home: young people and the impact of alcohol and drug use by family and peers

    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...

    Created on 20 August 2019
  9. Alcohol and drug use by family and peers fuels negative outcomes for young people
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    A new Mission Australia report reveals that three in 10 young people say that alcohol and/or drugs are a problem for their family and peers. These young people are more negative about their future, have greater personal...

    Created on 20 August 2019
  10. Working through it: A Youth Survey report on economically disadvantaged young people

    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...

    Created on 26 March 2019
  11. Working through it: Infographic

    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...

    Created on 26 March 2019
  12. Economic disadvantage exacerbates challenges and concerns faced by young people
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    A new report identifies that young people living in families without a working parent or guardian are facing a slew of challenges and concerns which are exacerbated by their lack of financial resources and more limited...

    Created on 26 March 2019
  13. Gender Gaps – Findings from the Youth Survey 2018 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...

    Created on 13 March 2019
  14. Gender Gaps – Findings from the 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.

    Created on 12 March 2019
  15. Urgent action needed with half of young females feeling unsafe walking after dark
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    Almost half of young women feel unsafe walking alone after dark in their communities and one in five young females report concerns about personal safety according to Mission Australia’s Gender Gaps – Findings from the...

    Created on 12 March 2019
  16. The 2018 Youth Survey
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    The 2018 Youth Survey results are out! For over fifteen years, Mission Australia has produced the Youth Survey, which gives young people aged 15 to 19 a chance to speak up about the issues that concern them. This year’s...

    Created on 30 November 2018
  17. Mission Australia Youth Survey Report 2018

    Each year we encourage young people aged 15-19 to ‘speak up’ about the issues that concern them through Australia’s largest annual youth survey. Over 28,000 young people participated in 2018. For the first time, mental health was the number one issue...

    Created on 28 November 2018
  18. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander summary (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...

    Created on 28 November 2018
  19. From city to country: Comparing major cities and regional areas (Youth Survey Report 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...

    Created on 28 November 2018
  20. Immediate action needed as concerns around mental health rise by 10% in one year
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    services and programs that have the needs of young people at their core. Read the report Mission Australia Youth Survey Report 2018 Mission Australia Youth Survey 2018 Infographic Youth Survey 2018: Major cities and regional areas

    Created on 27 November 2018

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