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Collaboration Needed to Address Youth Unemployment

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 26th August 2014 -  Not for Profits have called for a major collaboration between community, business and Governments to address the alarming increase in youth unemployment. The average Victorian…

NFPs Warn of Youth Employment ‘Social Disaster’

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 17th July 2014 -  A coalition of community services and welfare organisations are warning of a ‘social disaster’ unless State and Federal Governments take action to keep young people…

Youth Unemployment on Y20 Summit Agenda

Staff Reporter, Monday, 14th July 2014 -  Rising levels of youth unemployment will be the key issue to be addressed at this year’s Y20 Youth Summit in Sydney. The four-day summit, which closes on July 15, will include…


Unemployment is Hitting Youth Hard: This is What We Should Do

Staff Reporter, Monday, 30th June 2014 -    A change in approach to the policy design of programs for young unemployed people could be a big step towards getting youth into work in Australia, writes Jeff Borland, Professor

Welfare Rights Network Criticises Work for the Dole

Staff Reporter, Monday, 2nd June 2014 -  The National Welfare Rights Network (NWRN) has slammed the Federal Government’s announcement on Work for the Dole saying it’s not a cost effective use of public money.…

Vocational Education Gets Teens into Work – Report

Staff Reporter, Monday, 12th May 2014 -  Exposing high school students to vocational education and training (VET) can improve engagement and retention in school, and help them find work, a new report shows. According to…


Generation’s Success Depends on More Than Jobs

Staff Reporter, Monday, 5th May 2014 -  We’ve had some great conversations on tackling youth unemployment in Australia, but it doesn’t stop there, writes Dr Jan Owen, CEO, Foundation for Young Australians.

Brotherhood Monitors Youth Unemployment

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 25th February 2014 -  Welfare Not for Profit The Brotherhood of St Laurence has launched a new campaign and a monthly Youth Unemployment Monitor, in response to what it describes as “youth unemployment…

Call to Give Young Aussie Workers a Chance

Staff Reporter, Monday, 25th November 2013 -  Australia’s peak youth affairs body, Australian Youth Affairs Coalition, has called on employers to open up the job market to young people after new research revealed many…
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