There is enormous pressure on young people to strive, perform and achieve. And the data indicate that many are struggling to cope.
So-called 'party' towns like Byron Bay attract huge numbers of visitors for schoolies weeks and New Year's Eve – but sometimes at high cost to the young people who live there.
Local residents of St Andrews feel university growth has come at too high a cost – it's time for local councils and universities to overcome the divide between town and gown.
By placing institutional abuse within its larger context, the royal commission has made the prevention and identification of child sex offending a collective responsibility.
It's not always easy to tell when someone's out to fool you on the internet, but there are some simple tools you can use.
Although they're at greater risk of violent crime, sexual harassment and suicide, smart-phone savvy young people can access extra support.
Unless the government is willing to increase taxes elsewhere to pay for tax cuts there will be longer-term costs for the budget and the economy. And younger Australians will wear these costs.
Locals use beauty in the battle to reclaim public space from the clutches of organised crime groups.
Not-so-fun fact: more than half of 18- to 34-year-olds are in debt, owing over £8,000 each on average.
Jobs of the future will require emotional intelligence to complement the sophisticated machines we work with, so we need to equip young people with this vital skill
Because some people find it difficult to comprehend...
The government has ignored this group for years, now it asks why they vote for the opposition.
But how does it stay relevant in the world of Spotify and iTunes?
Young people have a poor understanding of Australian democracy, which must be redressed by the education system if they are to become full citizens.
What are the ethics of teaching children about the army as part of the national curriculum?
When children and young people have opportunities for active citizenship, they demonstrate a wide range of ways of contributing to their communities.
There were games, sports, and improved moods and mobility.
Here's what can be done.
The case for introducing capital gains tax on the sale of all homes.
Young people are three times more likely to smoke if they've tried e-cigarettes first.