How Young People are Faring is the annual DSF report that provides an overview of the participation of young Australians in learning and work. While generally the situation seems to have improved, there are several key points to highlight.
The percentage of teenagers not in full-time study or full-time work has declined in recent years and in 2007 is the lowest since 1990
The percentage of school leavers not in full-time study or work has declined in recent years
Participation rates in full-time learning or work in May 2007 were higher for young adults than at any time in the past two decades, however more than one in five young adults were not in full-time study or full-time work
Full-time jobs for Australians (25-64 y.o.) have risen but has been static for teenagers and has declined by 42,000 for young adults
One in five young adults has not attained either a Certificate III or Year 12
To celebrate our 30th anniversary, we have commissioned a series of interviews which feature the diversity of people and projects the Forum has engaged with and the impact of the Forum’s work over the past 30 years.
ChangeFest 2019 was held over four days in November at the Kimberwalli Centre in the community of Mt Druitt in Western Sydney. This is the second year that over 600 people and organisations working in collaborative initiatives from across the Australia gathered.
Platform C is launched by Collaboration for Impact in partnership with the Australian Government Department of Social Services, the Paul Ramsay Foundation, Dusseldorp Forum, The Australian Centre for Social Innovation and Clear Horizon.
November 7, 2019
Dusseldorp Forum acknowledges the First Peoples of Australia and the Traditional Custodians of the Country on which we work and live. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, and to Elders past, present and future.