All posts by Kristie Bambach

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Youth Mental Health

Youth mental health is a major issue in Australia. In 2016, just under one in four young people aged 15-19 years, surveyed in Australia, had a probable serious mental illness. Of concern, there has been a significant increase in proportion of young people meeting this criteria over the past five years. 50% of mental health conditions […]

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Youth Homelessness

On any given night in Australia 1 in 200 hundred people are homeless.  There are currently 105,237 people in Australia who are homeless.  Of these, 56 percent are male and 44 percent are female.  Youth Homelessness accounts for 25 percent of this total figure. ​In this short video by Forgotten Lands, Youth Homelessness is explored.  Below […]

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What is a USI and why do I need one?

If you are going undertake any formal study in Australia, then you will need a Unique Student Identifier, also known as a USI. In this short video from Swinburne Online you can find out why you need a USI and the steps involved in applying for one. This is the link to the site to create […]

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