Welcome to Wave 7!

Group of young teenagers playing music and hanging out

That's right - a Growing Up in Australia interviewer is either gearing up to visit you, or recently has, for the seventh time.

Are you 12-13 years old?

As you are now starting adolescence, we want to understand this important stage in your life and we have included some new questions.

The topics covered by these new questions may include:

  • emotions
  • learning
  • physical health
  • family interactions
  • peers
  • school

Are you 16-17 years old?

As you approach adulthood we want to understand this important stage in your life, so we have included some new questions.

New areas we may be asking questions about include:

  • pain and injuries
  • parental support
  • partnering and having children
  • sexual health and behaviours
  • finishing school and further studies or training
  • income and finances
  • moving out

Remember! If your contact details have changed since the last time we spoke to you, please update your details.

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