Healthier And Sustainable Futures For Disadvantaged Young People

Grant number: LP0883727 | Funding period: 2008 - 2012

Completed

Abstract

The economic health and social costs to the Australian community of young people who disengage from post-secondary education and employment are immense. Development of National, State and local policy, programs and services for these young people is significantly hampered by a widely acknowledged lack of evidence about disadvantaged young peoples post-compulsory education and employment pathways. This research will establish an evidence base that will inform the development of targeted cross-sectoral government policy and programmatic responses to these young people, improve delivery of relevant health, welfare and education services, thereby enabling disadvantaged young people to create hea..

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