Mission Australia Youth Survey Report 2018
Each year we encourage young people aged 15-19 to ‘speak up’ about the issues that concern them through Australia’s largest annual youth survey. Over 28,000 ...
'It's a haven': Inside the alternative school helping disengaged youth turn their lives around
A specialised school in northern NSW throws rule books aside to help troubled teenagers re-engage with education. The principal says demand is high, and the results speak for themselves.
Governments are facing tough questions on how this has gone so terribly wrong. Here are some clues
The big question is this: would our governments and the aged care sector have taken even greater care to stop the spread of coronavirus if it were people at the beginning of life rather than at the end of it?
Brian's attacker was jailed for bashing him — it was his grandson
The bashing was so violent, a nurse at the hospital couldn't do a blood test when the 79-year-old was first admitted because he'd "lost that much blood". His grandson was later convicted of assault.
The need to house everyone has never been clearer. Here's a 2-step strategy to get it done
Now is the time for a two-pronged strategy to ensure everyone has a home: a spot-purchasing program to find homes for people now in emergency accommodation, followed by social housing construction.
Support for informal carers under the spotlight at Royal Commission into aged care
The importance of informal care and the difficulties that carers experience was under the spotlight this week during the Mildura hearings of The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. Dementia Australia CEO Maree McCabe believes that it is important the role of informal carers is recognised by the Royal Commission.