For the next two months, we will talk with youth workers, researchers, young industry professionals and various youth organisations. Why do we want to talk about youth? Because the topics that concern them affect all of us, young and old.
According to a recent survey, young people identified alcohol and drugs, equity and discrimination, and the economy and financial matters as some of the most important issues in Australia today.
This year, nearly 350,000 young people are not enrolled to vote in Australia. What can we do to get everyone involved in the political process?
Many young people report that they face barriers when it comes to their post-school study/work goals. What factors are affecting the job market and youth employment rates, and what can we do to address the number and quality of job opportunities?
Lots of youngsters also question their confidence when it comes to achieving their ambitions after school. How are current educational programs preparing students for their careers? What changes can we expect to see in education, and how will they affect youth now and in the future?
Please contact Svetlana at email@example.com and share your ideas, your hopes and concerns with our online community.
- Why young people are going to save the world – by Louisa Keck
- A plan for Australia’s innovation education – by Kate Sinclair
- Good sex ed doesn’t lead to teen pregnancy, it prevents it – by Suzanne Dyson
- All young people should have a voice – by Joann Fildes
- The new work order is here – by Jan Owen
- Youth dual diagnosis clients and the systemic barriers they face – by Anna Brockman
- Kids Giving Back – creating the next generation of generosity – by Ruth Tofler-Riesel
- An international voice: My concerns as a young person in today’s world – by Megan Boehm
- The importance of purpose – by Stephanie Byrne
- Millennial philanthropists stepping up to the plate for the arts – by Clare Ainsworth Herschell
- “Part time gay”: Bisexual young women putting the “B” in LGBT – by Ruby Grant
- Youth and feminist activism: questions and challenges – by Akane Kanai
- We should advertise for women’s rights and social change – by Daniel Deleña