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One in four Aussie kids under 10 has untreated tooth decay
One in four Aussie kids under 10 has untreated tooth decay (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Results of a national oral health survey led by the University of Adelaide show that a quarter of all Australian children aged 10 and under has untreated tooth decay. The National Child Oral Health Survey 2012-2014 is the first population-based ... Read More »

Significant inequality faced by a third of Australian kids
Significant inequality faced by a third of Australian kids (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Associate Professor Gerry Redmond’s research for the Australian Child Wellbeing Project looked at thousands of young people. A Flinders University led survey of 5,400 students in 180 primary and secondary schools across Australia has found that young people from marginalised ... Read More »

Average age of mums still on the rise
Average age of mums still on the rise (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The average age of first time mothers continues to rise, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, Australia’s mothers and babies 2010, shows that in 2010, the average age of ... Read More »

Mentoring Indigenous students for the future
Mentoring Indigenous students for the future (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

ECU’s School of Education have piloted a new mentoring program for Aboriginal students, which is successfully helping them transition from high school to university. Developed in 2011, and trialled at Mount Lawley Senior High School, the Aboriginal Excellence and Tertiary ... Read More »

Young women less likely to reach juvenile detention
Young women less likely to reach juvenile detention (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Young women aged 10-17 were one-fifth as likely as young men to be in juvenile detention in 2010-11, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, Girls and young women in ... Read More »

 
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