Geoffrey Norman Handbury AO

The Centre for Adolescent Health is enormously grateful to Geoff Handbury AO, a generous benefactor of our work for the past 25 years who died at home in late November, aged 94. 

International Volunteer Day

On International Volunteer Day, the Centre for Adolescent Health would like to acknowledge and thank Hannah, Steph, Millie, Han, Olufunke and Gianella for their invaluable contributions to the Centre in 2019. 

Finding a place to call home

Dr Jess Heerde on reducing the impact of homelessness for young people through establishing a foundation for prevention, breaking down stereotypes, and giving young people a voice. Read the interview.

Middle years

Once considered a latent period, the transition from primary school to secondary school is now thought to be critical in the health and emotional development of students. Listen to the podcast and/or read the interview with Professor George Patton.

Young People’s Health Service

The Young People’s Health Service (YPHS) provides primary health care and opportunistic and strategic health interventions to adolescents and young adults (12 – 24 years) who are homeless and / or marginalised.