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It’s time to stop worrying about a robot taking your job… because something else will

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 14th June 2019 -  A robot isn’t going to steal your job – the future of work has a “very human face”, finds a new report which warns the real risk for Australian workers is the looming skills shortage.

Calls for Cross-Sector Collaboration to Fix Skills Shortage

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 4th February 2019 -  The Foundation for Young Australians is calling for urgent action on a looming skills shortage, which they say will leave the country with major social and economic problems if not

Budget Not Preparing Young Australians for Work

Wendy Williams, Friday, 12th May 2017 -  The federal budget contained “glaring omissions” for building young Australians’ capabilities to thrive in an increasingly complex world of work, according to the Foundation

Young People Need a New Work Mindset

Wendy Williams, Friday, 25th November 2016 -  A “liberating” new report hopes to transform the work mindset and shift focus from jobs to skills in a bid to prepare young people for the future of work.   The New Work Mindset from the

Seed Funding to Kick Start Young Entrepreneurs

Lina Caneva, Monday, 31st October 2016 -  Eight young social changemakers will share in more than $70,000 in seed funding after winning pitches as part of the Young Social Pioneers incubator program. The winning entrepreneurs

Vic Innovation Accelerator Gives Startups a $6.5M Boost

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 7th September 2016 -  Social enterprises and startups in Victoria have received a $6.5 million boost as part of a vision to make the state the number one destination for startups and entrepreneurs in Australia.

Sixty Young Australians Drive Social Change

Ellie Cooper, Friday, 12th August 2016 -  A cohort of 60 potential innovators, selected to be Australia’s next Young Social Pioneers, will take part in a Not for Profit incubator program to tackle some of society’s

Young Australians Face Worse Challenges Than Their Parents Says Report

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 16th June 2016 -  Today’s young Australians could become the first generation to be worse off than their parents, according to a new report card from the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA). The

Searching for Young Social Pioneers

Wendy Williams, Monday, 23rd May 2016 -    The Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) has put out a call for the nation’s emerging social innovators, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and changemakers to help build their

Demand for Enterprise Skills on the Rise

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 20th April 2016 -  New analysis of 4.2 million job advertisements has shown that more Australian employers are demanding enterprising skills among young employees as the most critical skills for…

Challenges Grow in School to Work Transition – NFP Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th November 2015 -  Young Australians are finding it harder to make the transition from school into full time work, according to new data released by the Foundation for Young Australians. The FYA’s Annual…

Aussie Youth Recognised in NFP Unleashed Awards

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 29th September 2015 -  A group of young people have been recognised at the Foundation for Young Australian’s 2015 Unleashed Awards, including two sisters who co-founded Australia’s biggest…
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