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Family, Community and Disability

Youth disadvantage: some key trends and future policy directions

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Spierings, J
  • Journal Name: Papers - Paper delivered at the National Education and Employment Forum, Brisbane
  • Publisher: Dusseldorp Skills Forum
  • Published Location: Sydney, NSW
  • Country: Australia

In many ways this appears to be a boom time - why then, asks the author, do we sense that these economic good times are very fragile and that substantial numbers of Australians are being left behind? How Australians respond to the deep economic divisions that have opened up in recent years and the erosion of opportunities in certai ....

Youth homelessness in rural Australia

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Beer, Andrew; Randolph, Bill
  • Publisher: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute
  • Published Location: Melbourne, Vic
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

The Foyer model provides accommodation, employment training and support for young people at risk of homelessness. This paper considers the effectiveness of the Foyer model, which is being implemented in regional NSW, and discusses issues of rural youth homelessness. Report Location ....

Youth homelessness in South-Eastern South Australia: A case study of Mount Gambier

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Delfabbro, Paul
  • Journal Name: Parity
  • Journal Number: Vol. 18, No. 6
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: South Australia

Mount Gambier is South Australia's largest regional city with a population approaching 30,000 people. Located approximately 400 km from Adelaide in the South Eastern part of South Australia, the city is the major commercial hub for several primary industries including logging and wood-chipping, market-gardening and dairy production ....

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