Youth Unemployment in Australia

Research project exploring the high rate of youth unemployment in Australia (particularly in low socio-economic communities) and specifically looking at transition from school to work or further education. Examines the employability of young people, identifying skills gaps and ‘best practices’ in countries that have successfully implemented change to address this issue and to test their applicability and potential impact in Australia.

Funding Agency

Citi Foundation


Skattebol, J., Hill, T., Griffiths, A., & Wong, M. (2015). Unpacking Youth Unemployment (SPRC Report 15/2015). Sydney: Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia. (PDF) [2 Mb]

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