Useful resources

The Age

Domestic Abuse and Early Intervention

ASIC – Financial Guidance for Young People

MoneySmart Rookie

Australian Government – Social Inclusion

Social Inclusion Agenda

Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)

Youth Homelessness: Four Policy Proposals

Australian Human Rights Commission

Violence, Harassment and Bullying and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Intersexed (LGBTI) Communities

Australian Policy Online

Australian Policy Online website

Global and regional estimates of violence against women

Lifetime and intergenerational experiences of homelessness in Australia

Making Art with communities: a work guide

Reporting Racism: what you say matters

The role of the philanthropic sector in addressing homelessness: Aust & international experiences

The suburbs we need: establishing a national urban investment fund

The role of local government in addressing homelessness: a literature review

Woman surviving violence: cultural competence in critical services

Vulnerability report: inside the process of seeking asylum  in Australia

The Bouverie Centre

Guidelines for Trauma-Informed Family Sensitive Practice in Adult Health Services

Consume: A Youth magazine promoting positive health, love and acceptance

Consume Magazine

Council to Homeless Persons

Ending Homelessness in Victoria: Consultation Paper May 2013

Youth Homelessness and Early Intervention: Key Characteristics and Challenges

Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Effective interventions for working with young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Smoke Free Homes


The G21 Freedom from Discrimination Action Group

Freedom from Discrimination

Geelong Region Resources for people from a Refugee Background

Homelessness Australia

Are you experiencing homelessness?

Making the grade – Homelessness Australia’s report card of the Australian Government’s White Paper on Homelessness

Homelessness in Victoria

Narana Creations

Aboriginal Craft & Cultural Interpretation Centre

Quit Smoking Community

Quit Smoking

Settlement Services International Inc., Multicultural Youth Affairs Network NSW, Youth Action and Policy Association NSW Inc., 2012

‘Keeping Their Hopes Alive: A good practice guide to working with young people from refugee backgrounds’

Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

‘Held back – the experiences of children with disabilities in Victoria schools’

Youth Affairs Council of Victoria Inc.

‘Two Way Street – Young people Informing Improvements to Schools and Youth Services’

Youth Law

Online training videos, such as: Series 1: Working with Young People and Your Duty of Care Series 2: Young People’s rights and The Powers of Police and other authorities Series 3: Helping young people with fines

Plus general information on how YP to obtain free legal advice

1800Respect National Sexual Assault and Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service

The newly expanded 1800RESPECT website is now available, providing information and support for:

* people who may be experiencing sexual or domestic violence

* family and friends providing support

* workers and professionals providing support

* workers and professionals who need support for work-induced trauma