Homeless Youth

Homeless Youth

1982

© Commonwealth of Australia 1982

ISBN 0 644 017 589

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TABLE OF CONTENTS - (PDF format)

Chapter 1: The Nature of the Problem - Part A - (PDF format) - Part B - (PDF format)
Introduction
The family
A profile of homeless youth
Effects of homelessness
Needs of homeless youth
Identified areas of concern
Conclusion

Chapter 2: Extent of the Problem - (PDF format)
Introduction
Surveys
Conclusion

Chapter 3:Crisis Accommodation - (PDF format)
Youth Services Scheme
Refuges not funded under Youth Services Scheme
The role of youth refuges
The need for youth refuges
The future of youth refuges
Staffing
Funding for crisis accommodation
Conclusion

Chapter 4: Beyond the Youth Refuge - (PDF format)
Introduction
Why has the housing shortage arisen?
Access to private and public rental accommodation
Specific youth housing schemes
Conclusion

Chapter 5: Youth Unemployment and Income Security - (PDF format)
Youth unemployment
Unemployment benefits
Government responsibility
Overseas experience
Income security recommendations
Conclusion

Chapter 6: Government Sponsored Youth and Other Related Programs - (PDF format)
Introduction
Family Support Services Scheme
Commonwealth Rehabilitation Service
Decentralised professional social work services
Employment and training programs
Skills training
Youth training
Special training program
Commonwealth employment service
Purpose of programs
Conclusion

Chapter 7: Shared Responsibility - (PDF format)
Terms of Reference
Identified areas of responsibility
Conclusion

Chapter 8: Background and Conduct of the Inquiry - (PDF format)
Acknowledgements

APPENDICES

Appendix 1: Extracts from 'Families and Social Services in Australia', a report to the Minister for Social Security, Canberra, 1978 - (PDF format)

Appendix 2: Renting Conventions, Capital Cities, March 1981 - (PDF format)

Appendix 3: A Proposal for a Development Program for Homeless Young People - (PDF format)

Appendix 4: Income Support Schemes and Other Measures - Overseas Experience - (PDF format)

Appendix 5: List of Witnesses - (PDF format)

Appendix 6: List of Submissions - (PDF format)

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