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The Millennials: Portrait of a generation

Pew Research Centre

February 2010

http://pewresearch.org/millennials/

A series of reports exploring the behaviors, values and opinions of the teens and twenty-somethings that make up the Millennial Generation.

Survey reveals fewer 12- to 17-year-olds drinking and smoking

The latest National Drug Strategy Household Survey reveals that more 12- to 17-year-olds are abstaining from drinking alcohol and fewer are binge drinking. The number who have never smoked has also risen. Original article

29 Aug 2014

States and territories invited to role out new school chaplaincy program

After the High Court of Australia ruled that the Commonwealth couldn’t fund the existing National School Chaplaincy and Student Welfare Program, the Australian Government will ask states and territories to administer funding for a new National School Chaplaincy Programme, which excludes funding for non-religious welfare officers and qualified counsellors. Original article

29 Aug 2014

New initiative to engage disadvantaged job seekers

A group of not-for-profits have developed the Industry Employment Initiative (IEI), which is designed to be a ‘one-stop shop’ for large employers. Original article

29 Aug 2014

The truth about trades: Apprenticeships versus university degrees

Far more young Australians believe a university degree provides more career options but apprenticeships are becoming increasingly popular - and experts say that's a good thing. Original article

27 Aug 2014

Drinking habits study: Partygoers quizzed, breathalysed as part of 'pre-loading' research

Thousands of late-night revellers in Brisbane will be breathalysed and surveyed on their drinking habits as part of a groundbreaking study that could change how authorities deal with binge drinkers. Original article

27 Aug 2014

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