This topic is about young people's rights to use public space. It also includes information about how public spaces have been designed to accommodate the needs of communities.
Information about young people's concerns about environment and involvement in environmental issues can be found in the Environmental issues topic.
A bipartisan parliamentary report has found the Federal Government will breach its international obligations if it goes ahead with its budget proposal to force young jobseekers to wait six months for unemployment benefits. ABC News report ACOSS and AYAC joint statement
The headspace program is currently being evaluated by researchers at the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) at the University of New South Wales on the extent and impact of collaboration between headspace and local services. Original article
More and more teachers are turning to technology when assigning homework. But while e-homework can make out-of-class learning more fun and interactive, research suggests that it might further disadvantage students from low socio-economic families. Original article