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The number of young Australians who are unemployed for longer than a year – referred to as long-term unemployment – has more than tripled since 2008.
As data shows youth unemployment in Australia hitting crisis point, a new campaign for youth employment, My Chance, Our Future, is being launched today.
An early learning program which has seen extraordinary results helping parents and carers take the role of their child's first teacher is opening in 25 new locations with a focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
How should we tackle the challenge of welfare reform in constrained economic times? What role can community organisations play as fiscal constraints limit what governments can do?
Householders are more concerned about electricity bills than other-cost-of-living expenses and want their State Governments to help reduce energy costs, says a new survey.
Families in 25 communities with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across Australia will now be able to take part in HIPPY, which has proven outcomes in improving family relationships and preparing children for school.
The COAG Reform Council's latest reports on education and skills confirm what the Brotherhood of St Laurence already knows that – disadvantaged young people are doing it tough.