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Guardianship: Final report

The Victorian Law Reform Commission is charged with preparing a review of current the guardianship system to ensure that guardianship and administration law in Victoria is responsive to the needs of people with an impaired decision making capacity, and advances, promotes and protects the rights of people with an impaired decision making capacity. Original article

Research: Linkages between family structures and reslience in Aboriginal youth

This research investigates whether the profile of factors protecting psychosocial functioning of high risk exposed Australian Aboriginal youth are the same as those promoting psychosocial functioning in low risk exposed youth. Original article

29 Jul 2014

More students in higher ed, but it’s no more representative

While access to higher education has broadened, those students classified as disadvantaged are not necessarily participating at equitable or representative rates. Original article

28 Jul 2014

Synthetic drugs continue to evolve in Australia as governments try bans, regulation

As new synthetic drugs are developed and made available, the debate over whether to ban or regulate their availability continues. Original article

28 Jul 2014

Indigenous HIV groups place future in hands of young and Elders

A new initiative called ANTHYM, the Aboriginal Nations Torres Strait Islander HIV Youth Mob, was recently launched at the International Indigenous Pre-Conference on HIV and AIDS, held prior to this year's International AIDS Conference. Original article

28 Jul 2014

Pasifika youth in Melbourne 'at risk'

Many young people from Pacific Islander families living in Australia are living in a precarious economic situation and are considered 'at risk' as a result. Original article

28 Jul 2014

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