– Almost ‘one-third of Australian young people unemployed or underemployed’.
– The Foundation for Young Australians has shown that the average transition time from education to full-time work is now 4.7 years (Foundation for Young Australians, 2018).
– Youth unemployment in Australia is at critical levels. ‘Youth unemployment and failure to find the first job have been shown to have ‘scarring effects’ on those entering the job market.
– Unemployment number has increased from 1,600 in 2014 to 718,000 in 2019. (ABS data, 2019)