The contacts listed here are also available in each of the topic headings.
The Languages and Multicultural Education Resource Centre (LMERC) is a specialist resource centre for schools in Victoria. They provide information for teachers, educators and pre-service teachers on the resources and facilities offered by the centre.
The National Suicide Prevention Strategy is guided by the Living Is For Everyone (LIFE) Framework which sets out the national priorities for suicide and self-harm prevention. LIFE is dedicated to providing the best available evidence and resources to guide activities aimed at reducing the rate at which people take their lives in Australia.
A report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows the number and rate of young people under youth justice supervision in Australia has dropped in recent years, but Indigenous young people continue to be over-represented. Original article
The Australian Government has endorsed the commitment by major Australian businesses to help address youth unemployment. Original article
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have found that skate parks are actually more likely to promote good behaviour - yet skate parks are often under threat from community opposition because of fears that young people who congregate at them will engage in anti-social behaviour. Original article
Flinders University researchers analysed data from more than 192,000 students from 22 countries and found that contrary to a popular view that increased videogame play can affect academic performance and concentration among teenagers, it in fact had little impact on exam results. Original article