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.
Young people caught by police for underage drinking in the Lake Illawarra region of NSW attend a two-hour face-to-face education seminar with their parent or guardian. Sessions are run by expert drug and alcohol workers and police. Original article
Youth workers are concerned that hundreds of vulnerable teenagers will be at risk of falling through the cracks when Youth Connections, a national youth support program, closes at the end of the month. Original article
The head of PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia, Luke Sayers, says being flexible is critical for young graduates. He also suggests they try new things, take risks, start their own business, and know who they are and what they value. Original article