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Being young in Australia

Vibewire features an article about what it means to be young in Australia.  Original article

Does financial stress impact on young people in tertiary study?

This paper from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research uses data from the Longitudinal Survey of Australian Youth to explore whether individual circumstances may influence this relationship; for example, whether the combination of work and study or living status (living independently compared with living with parents) contributes to financial stress. Original article

31 Jul 2014

Gay and bisexual youth are nearly 4 times more likely to attempt suicide

The study was the first of its kind to use US survey data to break down the link between race and the mental health of LGB (which it calls "sexual minority") youth ages 13 to 18. Original article

31 Jul 2014

Fighting for youth: Youth homelessness in WA

Representatives from several community service organisations speak out about the high rate of youth unemployment in Western Australia. Original article 

30 Jul 2014

A strong future for young people leaving out-of-home care

This paper from UnitingCare presents key learnings from a review of Australian and international policy and program approaches relevant to improving outcomes for young people who are transitioning from OOHC to adulthood.  Original article

30 Jul 2014

The relationship between brand-specific alcohol advertising on television and brand-specific consumption among underage youth

This study in the US finds that there is a robust relationship between youth's brand-specific exposure to alcohol advertising on television and their consumption of those same alcohol brands and provides further evidence of a strong association between alcohol advertising and youth drinking behavior. Original article

30 Jul 2014

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