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 new report developed by the NSW Commission for Children and Young People (CCYP) and the NSW Mental Health Commission shows schools can improve the lives of students by recognising the important role of friends in seeking adult help for young people with mental health problems. Original article
Andrew Peterson, Senior Lecturer in History and Civics Education at the University of South Australia, discusses the recommendations from the Review of the Australian Curriculum and the noted absence of moral and ethical development in past curricula. Original article