Positions Vacant? Youth Employment in Australia

Positions Vacant? Youth Employment in Australia 

Young people are exhorted to get an education and be prepared to work hard to gain a secure job and lead a comfortable life.


But this connection is breaking down, with income and job prospects for younger people increasingly under threat in a rapidly changing economy and labour market.


Our latest Discussion Paper reveals that several systems need to mesh together to support young people to make a successful school to work transition. It seeks to inspire fresh thinking about how governments, educators, employers and communities can do better.