This research aimed to develop a contemporary understanding of workforce models and issues in the NSW community services sector. Survey data was collected in February 2017 from leaders of 398 community service organisations operating in NSW.
A short consultancy for the New South Wales Department of Premier and Cabinet. It involved examining the evidence for interventions and strategies to support complex (multi-problem) families and break the cycle of disadvantage.
Despite recent investments in youth services, many young people with complex needs still struggle to secure the resources they need. Understanding how to better resource these young people is essential if we are to improve their wellbeing and outcomes.
The Youth Advocate Program (YAP) is a unique person-centred program, provided by Life Without Barriers (LWB), which aims to achieve successful transition to independent, supported living or to birth family for vulnerable and at-risk young people.
The Australian Government Department of Communications commissioned the UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, the University of South Australia, the University of Western Sydney, the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre, and the National Children’s and Youth Law Centre to research youth expos
Research project exploring the high rate of youth unemployment in Australia (particularly in low socio-economic communities) and specifically looking at transition from school to work or further education.