Engaging Young People in Regional, Rural and Remote Australia
A report to the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme in 2015 by the Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies.
This report demonstrates the complexity of youth engagement in rural areas by discussing the increased disadvantage that young people in rural, and particularly in remote areas, face. The issues associated with disadvantage are complex and inter-related, requiring a coordinated approach by their communities in addressing engagement and disengagement.
Youth Volunteering in Australia: an evidence review
A report to the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme in 2015 by the Associate Professor Luas Walsh and Dr Rosalyn Black (Australian Research Alliance for Children & Youth).
This report is a survey of the evidence on the extent and impact of young people‘s volunteering and social participation in Australia. It also provides an analysis of effective interventions and strategies for strengthening volunteering among young people aged 12 to 25.