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The generosity of Mission Australia’s supporters and the tireless work of our staff and volunteers saw 119,185 disadvantaged Australians receive the help they needed to move towards independence in 2017-18. Mission Australia's Annual Report 2018...
Mission Australia
The reasons young people leave home are complex and include family conflict, physical and/or sexual abuse, substance abuse and trauma. This has been described as young people ‘running from’ family or personal problems. This national survey,...
Towards new indicators of disadvantage is the major report of a project which has aimed to understand disadvantage based on the actual living standards and experiences of people in poverty. The research has been carried out jointly by the Social...
Mission Australia
The reasons young people leave home are complex and include family conflict, physical and/or sexual abuse, substance abuse and trauma. This has been described as young people ‘running from’ family or personal problems. This has been contrasted with...
Mission Australia
The reasons young people leave home are complex and include family conflict, physical and/or sexual abuse, substance abuse and trauma. This has been described as young people ‘running from’ family or personal problems. This snapshot examines what...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) Children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to smoke, drink and use illegal drugs, U.S. researchers reported on Sunday [August 17, 2003]. It could be because children with ADHD have trouble...
Kathryn di Nicola, Anne Hampshire
In 2009, around 48,000 young people across Australia participated in the eighth annual Mission Australia National survey of young Australians. The survey asked young people aged 11 to 24 years about what they value, what their concerns are, and...
This report describes a service with over twenty years’ experience of providing specialist co-morbid drug and alcohol rehabilitation within an holistic program. Mission Australia’s Triple Care Farm is a residential model that addresses the...
This report is a joint publication between Charles Sturt University, University of Western Sydney, Mission Australia and the NSW Department of Human Services – says transition to school programs and third parties acting as mediators between families...
This report is a joint publication between Charles Sturt University, University of Western Sydney, Mission Australia and the NSW Department of Human Services – says transition to school programs and third parties acting as mediators between families...
This publication focuses on the role the provision of food to disadvantaged people has played in Mission Australia’s history in Queensland - a journey that began with the Brisbane City Mission and continues today through Café One in Wickham...
This publication explores the experiences of young people who are homeless or in foster care. Results draw from the National survey of young Australians 2008. In 2008 Mission Australia conducted its seventh annual National survey of young...
Australia-first study shows achievements of groundbreaking early-intervention program. The most comprehensive analysis of a major Australian early intervention program has provided clear evidence it reduces problem behaviour in young children,...
Catalyst-Clemente snapshot. Universities, community organisations and businesses across Australia are being encouraged to become involved in the Catalyst-Clemente program - groundbreaking educational initiative which works with people who have faced...
Recent research by the Social Policy Research Centre, Anglicare, Mission Australia and others has found that where there is someone in a household with a disability, poverty rates are higher and hardship is more prevalent.