44,414 homeless young people

In 2013 - 2014 there was 44,414 homeless young people under 25. Of these 63% are female.

1 in 5 young people

Every year, 1 in 5 young people aged from 15 to 19 drop out of education & are unemployed.

2.2 million families

There are 2.2 million families in Australia who are living below the poverty line.

Aboriginal young people

Almost one quarter of people who access homeless services are identified as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island background.

Child Protection

160,000 incidents of child abuse or neglect were reported between 2011 & 2012

No opportuntities

Youth unemployment represents close to 40% of all unemployment.

12.5% of young people

Around 12.5% of people aged between 16 – 24 are estimated to have a substance disorder, alcohol being the most common.

600,000 kids

600,000 kids often go to school without breakfast or lunch & suffer social isolation.

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