Vulnerable young people have been failed by austerity policies that have decimated the services meant to protect them.
What's the best thing I can do to help the climate? How long is the planet going to last? These questions and more answered by a climate scientist.
There are more than 1.3 million young Australian voters in NSW, but they feel excluded from traditional politics. To win the youth vote, politicians must address the key issues that matter to them.
A round up of evidence-based views on the knife crime epidemic – including what action is really needed to prevent more young lives being lost.
For economics to play a more helpful, critical role, it must abandon blind faith in the free market and embrace the social, historical, and environmental context in which economics actually happens.
Children’s lives are being stifled. No longer are they able to spend time with friends unsupervised, explore their community or hang around in groups without being viewed with suspicion.
Young people don't get to vote on the issues of the day, but that doesn't mean they can't build power and make their voices heard.
Some young people are taken to immigration detention as they approach their 18th birthday.
The Conversation has access to top academic experts, and we want them to use their knowledge to answer questions from teenagers.
Young people can make big savings living with their parents, but it throws up some thorny issues.
Knife crime is a symptom of the toxic environments that adults create around children.
Former young offenders can be uniquely well-equipped to support teenagers at risk of getting caught up in crime.
Young people are being put off claiming benefits – and it's costing both them, and society.
Values – and capital – are clearly passed down from one generation to the next.
Last week's hearing with Brett Kavanaugh raised questions about how responsible we are for our youthful actions. A legal scholar says that youthful inexperience doesn’t let us off the hook.
Society teaches young people to avoid saying 'no', so they need more support to navigate the awkwardness of sex.
Social media can be a great tool to keep in touch with friends – but if you are already lonely, it could make things worse.
Drug users aren't the problem – the current 'war on drugs' is.
Over the course of two years, a sociologist studied a group of affluent, white kids to see how they made sense of sensitive racial issues like privilege, unequal opportunity and police violence.
Dangerous, vulnerable or just plain stupid – these are some of the stereotypes which young people face when they come in contact with the law.