Adolescence and early adulthood is an important period of transition from dependence on family towards independence.
This Research Report gives evidence about the impact exposure to and consumption of online pornography has on children and young people.
A discussion of pornography and its effects on children and young people.
CFCA— Oct 2017
An overview of key statistics and research findings to assist professionals working with parents of teens and tweens.
This resource explores the issues that are commonly experienced by adolescents from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in Australia.
CFCA— Sep 2017
A list of national and state/territory helplines and telephone counselling services for children, young people and parents.
This is the seventh volume in the LSAC Annual Statistical Report series, which uses data from the last six waves of the study.
This chapter explores the employment of teens at 12-13 and 14-15 years, by looking at the percentage who worked in the previous year.
This study found that 10 per cent of 14-15 year-olds reported that they had self-harmed in the previous 12 months and 5 per cent had attempted suicide
Six in ten Australian 14-15 year-olds know what career they would like to have in the future but the jobs that boys aspire to are different to girls.
A majority of Australian children are spending more than the recommended two-hour daily limit for screen time.
Does life satisfaction improve or decline as people grow older? What happens to people's outlook as they pass through the common events of life?
Older people feel left behind by technology, but so do one in ten younger Australians.
Examines the impact of four programs designed to divert Indigenous people from entering the justice system.
This resource sheet examines some of the initiatives and programs that have been trialled in Australia to address this issue.
Explores the prevalence of different types of family environments, and the influence of these environments on children's developmental outcomes.
Reviews the research literature on the effectiveness of intervention programs for Indigenous children and their families in early childhood.
This research report investigates whether children in regional areas experience a "tyranny of distance" or a "tyranny of disadvantage"
Reviews effective mentoring relationships, how they work, and what further research is needed.
This facts sheet examines the extent and nature of change in household and family forms.
This report highlights some key learnings about human development from the Australian Temperament Project (ATP) - a groundbreaking longitudinal study
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