What’s it like to be young and from overseas in Australia?
The first census of young Australians from migrant and refugee backgrounds, by the University of Melbourne, shows belonging but ongoing discrimination.
Nice work, if you can get it
Internships offer a bridge from education to employment, but a University of Melbourne expert looks at how to ensure they’re good internships, not exploitation
The problem with being young in India
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast considers youth unemployment in India, which affects over 30 per cent of young people there.
Helping early school leavers
New University of Melbourne research identifies how to better support early school leavers through the VET system.
A generation dislodged: Why things are tough for Gen Y
A new report from the University of Melbourne shows a combination of insecure work, long working hours and unaffordable housing makes life tough for Gen Y.
More support and less stigma for unemployed youth
Researchers at the University of Melbourne lead a public discussion on solutions to youth unemployment.
Children entitled to a life where their rights are protected
The graphic scenes at the Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre are yet another example of the appalling history of institutional child abuse in Australia.
Four Corners: Using restraints can be called torture
Graphic images screened on the ABC's Four Corners program, depicting a juvenile detainee being restrained, show why this practice should be banned.
Nursing our global youth back to health
Looking after the health of those aged 10-24 has been a much neglected part of global health policy, but a new Lancet Commission aims to turn the tide.
Improving the view: Positive psychology in preventing repeat of psychotic episodes
Clinical psychologist Dr Mario Alvarez-Jimenez on non-drug approaches, such as positive psychology, in preventing repeat of psychotic episodes.