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.
Melinda Lethbridge, who has a Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade, has won Australian Apprentice of the Year 2014. Passionate about promoting maths education and manufacturing career development, Melinda tutors primary and secondary students, as well as refugees from Burma. Original article
Participants in the YWCA She Speaks survey of 1600 young women, ages 15–30 in Australia have called for government funding of young women’s leadership programs. Original article
Research conducted on 95 families and young people experiencing homelessness found that 95% of participants had a mobile phone, a higher rate than that of the general population. Mobile phones were considered essential for survival and safety, for gaining new skills and for moving out of homelessness. Original article