The annual Youth Survey is now underway.
TO kick off Youth Week (April 13-22), Mission Australia has opened their annual Youth Survey and the charity is hoping for a record number of young people aged 15-19 to get involved and have their say.
This year's survey will ask new focus questions to delve deeper into issues around social media, alcohol and drugs, barriers to employment and how young people feel about their community.
With 7,208 respondents in NSW out of a record number of 24,000 young people participating last year, Mission Australia hopes to reach more than 30,000 participants nationally by the survey's closing date at the end of July.
Mission Australia CEO James Toomey urges young people in the Canterbury Bankstown region to speak up and get involved in the charity's 17th annual Youth Survey.
"The Youth Survey provides an important snapshot of young Australians and offers many important insights. It equips organisations like Mission Australia with current evidence on how young people are faring so we can advocate on their behalf for the services and broader policy changes that they need," he said.
Mission Australia's Youth Survey 2018 is open to all young people living in Australia aged 15-19 years old. To take part in the survey visit missionaustralia.com.au/youthsurvey. The survey closes on July 31, with results to be released in late November.