National Youth Affairs Research Scheme

The National Youth Affairs Research Scheme was a cooperative funding program between the Australian Government and state and territory governments between 1985 and 2016.

The scheme funded nationally based research into factors affecting young people, to help develop and implement policies and programs affecting young people.

The following is a list of all the resources associated with the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme.

2015

Engaging Young People in Regional, Rural and Remote Australia

A report to the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme by the Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies.

Youth Volunteering in Australia: an evidence review

A report to the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme by Associate Professor Lucas Walsh and Dr Rosalyn Black (Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth).

2012

Body Image and Disadvantaged / Vulnerable Youth

A report to the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme by Saul Flaxman, Jen Skattebol, Megan Bedford, and Kylie Valentine (Social Policy Research Centre).

2010

How Young People Participate in Civic Activities Using Internet and Mobile Technologies

A report to the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme by Jackie Ohlin, Allison Heller, Susan Byrne, and Nicky Keevy (Urbis).

2009

Young Carers: Their characteristics and geographical distribution

A report to the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme by Trish Hill, Ciara Smyth, Cathy Thomson, and Bettina Cass (Social Policy Research Centre).

2008

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Young People and Mentoring: The case of Horn of African young people in Australia

A report to the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme by Pooja Sawrikar, Megan Griffiths, and Kristy Muir (Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales).

Rewriting the Rules for Youth Participation - Inclusion and diversity in government and community decision making

A report to the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme by Johanna Bell, Ariadne Vromen, and Phillippa Collin.

Young People (12–17 years) and Financial Debt

A report to the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme by Paul Vittles, Duncan Rintoul, Benita Power, and Nichola Keevy (Urbis)

2007

Barriers to Service Delivery for Young Pregnant Women and Mothers

A report prepared for the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme by Deborah Loxton, Jenny Stewart Williams, and Lyn Adamson.

2006

Community Building Through Intergenerational Exchange Programs

A report prepared for the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme by Judith MacCallum, David Palmer, Peter Wright, Wendy Cumming-Potvin, Jeremy Northcote, Michelle Brooker, and Cameron Tero.

2005

Barriers to Service Provision for Young People with Presenting Substance Misuse and Mental Health Problems

A report prepared for the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme in October 2004 by Tricia Szirom, Debbie King, and Kathy Desmond.

Rural and Regional Young People and Transport: Improving Access to Transport for Young People in Rural and Regional Australia

A report prepared for the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme by Graham Currie, Fergus Gammie, Charles Waingold, Darryn Paterson, and Davinia Vandersar.

Scoping Study of Youth Policy Priorities and Directions: Summary of Findings

A report prepared for the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme by Eureka Strategic Research.

Sustainable Consumption: Young Australians as Agents of Change

A report prepared for the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme by Matthew Bentley, John Fien, and Cameron Neil.

2004

Alive and Motivated: Young People, Participation and Local Government

A report prepared for the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme by Sherry Saggers, David Palmer, Paul Royce, Lou Wilson and Alan Charlton.

Passions, People and Appreciation: Making Volunteering Work for Young People

A report prepared for the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme by Fran Ferrier, Ian Roos, and Michael Long.

Youth and Citizenship

A report prepared for the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme by Ben Manning and Roberta Ryan.

2003

Kids are like that! Community Attitudes to Young People

A report prepared for the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme by Natalie Bolzan.

Wealth of all nations: identification of strategies to assist refugee young people in transition to independence

A report prepared for the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme by Louise Coventry, Carmel Guerra, David MacKenzie, and Sarah Pinkey.

For publications prior to 2003 or for accessibility issues with any NYARS publications published on this site please contact library@ssc.gov.au.

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