According to an article published by the ABS:
The reasons why young people commit crimes may include boredom, peer group pressure and risk-taking behaviour (ABS 2008b).
In 2008-09, the rate of offenders in the criminal justice system was highest for people aged 15-19 years at 5,484 offenders per 100,000 people aged 15-19 years. The peak age at which young people had police proceedings brought against them was 18 years.”
Thats one of the reasons this site exists.
To provide opportunities and experiences for young adults. To increase their experience base. To provide opportunities for fun and growth instead of boredom and destructive behaviour. To make the opportunity for fun and experiences central.
If we can help one young adult, find one event, who meets one new friend, which eliminates one lonely or bored night – then it’s all worth it!
Read the full article here: