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Risk taking in young males—the NSW Young Males Project
  1. Ian Scott
  1. Kidsafe Australia, Suite 4, Level 1, 230 Church Street, Richmond, Victoria 3121, Australia Tel: +61 3 9427 1008, fax: +61 3 9421 3831 e-mail:

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    The New South Wales Injury Prevention Forum, a “whole of government” group, is developing a Young Males Project (YMP). Driven by concern at the extent and serious nature of injuries experienced by young men, the project aims to inform policy makers and practitioners on aspects of risk taking behaviours that may be amenable to intervention. These may be at a policy level via changes to the environment, as may happen with access to transport or safety in public places, or at the …

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