The 2008 global financial crisis remains the defining event in Australia’s youth unemployment story, and long-term unemployment presents a threat for a new generation. This report from Brotherhood of St Laurence provides a snapshot of labour [...]
Below you will find a list of all posts that have been categorised as "Service Type: Youth"
Students from regional and remote backgrounds face complex, multidimensional issues in accessing and participating in higher education. You can read more here: http://apo.org.au/node/117121
PeakCare has released its Over 1,000 Voices Survey report. Undertaken as part of the Hope and Healing Professional Development Strategy, the Over 1,000 Voices survey was completed by 547 respondents or approximately 44% of Queensland’s residential [...]
The Manager of Brisbane-based North West Youth Accommodation Service (NWYAS) says it is important people realise that addressing the issues faced by young Queenslanders experiencing homelessness requires more than the ongoing supply of housing options. [...]
This survey of Australian girls (aged 10 to 17 years old) offers a rare insight into how they experience their world. Read more
Mission Australia has released the findings from their Youth Survey 2016 with young people grouped according to whether they lived in low, moderate or high socio-economic status (SES) areas. Concepts of community: young people's concerns, [...]
The Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF) is a private sector-led, non-profit organisation focused on empowering Indigenous children in financial need to build a brighter future for themselves and for the nation. AIEF provides scholarships and [...]
QCOSS’ Emerging Voices project is designed to engage passionate individuals and facilitate opportunities for them to influence and change Queensland’s social and economic policy agenda. Established in 2015, the project continues to provide a targeted [...]
The Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) is pleased to release this report revealing the interrelated nature of poverty and disadvantage, highlighting key areas in Queensland which need to be addressed with better targeted programs, policies and investment.
In July 2014, QCOSS began working on the Home for Good campaign with the support of the Queensland Government. QCOSS was asked to work with 17 communities throughout Queensland to develop a unique snapshot of [...]