Youth

Five foundations for youth housing
Autumn 2015 / Housing / Youth

Five foundations for youth housing

There are undeniably large challenges facing young people trying to move into their own home. The term ‘housing crisis’ is becoming commonplace, and the crisis is particularly acute for young people. Chris Stone explores the housing options needed to prevent youth homelessness.

A Journey through the Public Health System
Domestic Violence / Health / Winter 2014 / Youth

A Journey through the Public Health System

In her presentation to the Looking Forward Looking Back conference Mahlie reflects on her experiences within the public mental health service and where there may have been opportunities for the system to react differently. It is a powerful story that helps us to understand the complexities of mental health and where the system needs to be improved.

A Local Hero and His Partner in Preventing Crime
Autumn 2013 / Youth

A Local Hero and His Partner in Preventing Crime

Shane Phillips and Luke Freudenstein both received prestigious awards as part of the 2013 Australia Day Honours. Passionate mentors to disadvantaged youth, particularly Indigenous young people in the Redfern area, the pair collaborate on the delivery of the Clean Slate Without Prejudice boxing initiative.

Creative Impact
Autumn 2013 / Youth

Creative Impact

In April, the Creative Youth Initiative will celebrate 20 years of using creative expression as a tool for positive change in the lives of young people.