The Brotherhood of St Lawrence has released details that amid a spate of recent headlines heralding that overall unemployment is falling, the situation for Australia’s young people is considerably more fragile.

The report Reality Bites: Australia’s youth unemployment in a millennial era reveals that the disruptive impact of the 2008 global financial crisis remains a defining event in the trajectory of Australia’s youth unemployment story.

Youth unemployment – persistently high in the long wake of the GFC – is stifling the progress of too many young Australians as they attempt to make their transition to independent adulthood.

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