Mixing alcohol with energy drinks is all part of a big night out, according to new research.
Selfies are blamed for encouraging everything from risky behaviour to rampant narcissism. But selfies can be potent acts of self-communication – and anyway, is self-regard a bad thing?
As the torrent of carefully created social media posts to sites such as Facebook grows, who is to say which is the 'real' you.
Loach's latest film tells the story of a man who finds himself caught in a harsh world of uncaring bureaucrats, food banks and benefits cuts.
Young people actually take responsibility for their own financial decisions but they fail to learn from their parents about how to handle money, new research shows.
Decreasing levels of empathy in young people are partly due to changes in parenting styles that came about in the 1980s.
Youth unemployment is a problem of demand. Cutting welfare payments merely punishes those young people who are most vulnerable to poverty.
Social media can have a damaging effect on body image, but the way to protect against that is learning how to view images critically.
The focus on reducing welfare dependency among young carers, parents and students may deter them from seeking any help.
Historical data for Australia shows young people have fared better than their global counterparts in terms of economic opportunity but this masks a growing disparity among youth.
Researchers and policy makers alike are missing out on a vital resource – young people themselves.
Contrary to popular stereotypes, research shows young people in the workforce want much the same things from work as other generations.
African governments and businesses must do more to assist young people by creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem to support them. Without this support, all of their potential may stutter and die.
For too many adolescents in the world's poorest countries, life is like a cliff edge.
The saying goes, with age comes wisdom, but is that really true?
Greens leader Richard Di Natale told Q&A that if there was a vote among people who are under 30 in Australia, there'd possibly be a Greens prime minister. What do the polls say?
Young people have a lot at stake when it comes to current political decisions. Yet 48% of 18-year-olds and nearly 24% of 19-year-olds are not registered to vote.
The success of the government's new youth employment plan will depend on how its used by services, employers and young people alike.
Prison-style regimes are not safe for children – and especially for those who are already vulnerable.
Images taken from young people's Facebook are being used by the media with impunity.