Dr Kristy Muir

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One in every two young people relies in some way on a trusted adult who is either a paid or volunteer worker in their community, UNSW research presented at the Australian Social Policy Conference suggests. 

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A snapshot of Australia's young people shows high rates of obesity and mental illness and vulnerability to drug and alcohol abuse.

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An early intervention program targeting families in disadvantaged communities across Australia is delivering positive outcomes for children, research led by UNSW's Social Policy Research Centre has found.