This topic addresses Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people and their involvement in their communities and families, as well as specific issues relating to health, education, justice and social inclusion.
Drowning deaths rose among 15 to 24-year-olds last year, but drownings in children under five were their lowest level in nearly two decades. Nationally, drowning deaths among people aged 15 to 24 climbed 43 per cent between 2012-13 and last year, when 40 young people died. Original article
'Yarn Safe' is a national campaign, said to be the first youth-led national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth mental health campaign of its kind, that aims to get Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people to talk about problems affecting their mental health and wellbeing. Original article