Authors: Melissa Kang, Angus Dawson, Kate Steinbeck, Lena Sanci, Philippa Collin, Rachel Skinner, Sharon Medlow, Teresa Swist.
Young people in Australia are among the fastest-growing group to contract COVID19. According to the Department of Health, there are now more cases in Australia among people aged 20 – 29 years than any other age group.
Our research has found that, contrary to popular belief, many young people in Australia are seriously concerned about the virus. YouthInsight, the research arm of Student Edge, conducted an
online survey of 520 young people aged 14 – 25 around Australia in March 2020. Ninety-three percent of respondents were studying