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Results from the first census of young Australians from refugee and migrant backgrounds are in, revealing a mixed picture of optimism and belonging, against a backdrop of ongoing discrimination.

The Australian Government has today announced $18 million to establish Australia’s first National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health.

Uniform, responsibility and discipline can help young people develop important skills, new research has found. 

Respectful relationships, sexual health and feeling proud to be an Aboriginal teenager are some of the topics covered in a new DVD resource created by young people in North-East Victoria through The University of Melbourne’s Centre for Excellence in Rural Sexual Health (CERSH).

The DVD and YouTube clip, called Smart and Deadly, is a guide for professionals and organisations wishing to collaborate with Aboriginal communities to deliver sexual health promotion to rural Aboriginal young people.

A University of Melbourne expert has called for a greater investment in developing the psychological wealth of young people.

An Australian first study at the University of Melbourne is investigating how webcam technology might be used to reduce rates of sexually transmissible infections in young people.