‘I was putting like 20 resumes in a month’: research tracks young Australians’ precarious work and study lives after Year 12

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New research released today by The Smith Family shows how leaving school can be a difficult and complex time for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. It also shows how COVID has made this more difficult and complex.

Period10 Jul 2023

Media contributions


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  • Young people
  • Disadvantage
  • Youth employment
  • Education participation
  • Vocational education
  • Higher Education