When Australian young people were asked what they worry about, the majority cited issues concerning their families, according to new research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
A national study of young Australian drivers aged 16-17 has found that 8 in 10 P-platers and more than half of learner drivers had engaged in some form of risky driving during their ten most recent driving trips.
A study of the sleep patterns of Australian children and adolescents has found that around a quarter of 12-15 year-olds and half of 16-17 year-olds are not getting enough sleep on school nights to meet national sleep guidelines.
A new national study has found 16 per cent of Australian teenagers aged 16-17 years reported spending money on some form of gambling activity in the previous 12 months, with some gambling illegally because they were underage.
A national study has found two-thirds of Australian teenagers have been involved in a romantic relationship by the age of 16-17 years.
A national study of 16-17 year-olds has found that having even one good friend can make all the difference when it comes to adolescents’ resilience.
The often incompatible demands of work and family life typically have been viewed as a burden for mothers. However new research shows it is also affecting fathers.
The birth of a child changes little for Australian fathers’ working lives, according to an analysis of employment trends in the past few decades by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
More young people especially those in capital cities are choosing to stay at home and live with their parents in their early adulthood, according to the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
The vast majority of Australian adolescents seek help for their personal and emotional problems from their parents and friends rather than health professionals, according to new research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.