Dusseldorp Skills Forum

Conference paper

Youth disadvantage: some key trends and future policy directions

In many ways this appears to be a boom time - why then, asks the author, do we sense that these economic good times are very fragile and that substantial numbers of Australians are being left behind? How Australians respond to the deep economic divisions...

How young indigenous people are faring: key indicators 1996-2006: a report about the learning and work situation of young Indigenous Australians

This report examines the education and employment rates of young Indigenous people in Australia. Using Census data from 1996, 2001 and 2006, it examines trends in participation, and compares Indigenous, non-Indigenous, gender, and regional differences, for young people aged 15 to 29.

Learning choices: a map for the future

The report analyses data on 400 inclusive and flexible learning programs with 33,000 young people enrolled in 1200 locations across Australia.

Keeping up

This report contains several good practice examples of programs that are working to improve the transitions from education, training and work participation of Indigenous young people, aged 15- 29 and draws on the key insights from the How young Indigenous people are faring paper. It...

How young Indigenous people are faring

This report uses ABS Census data to examine and comment on changes in the education and labour force participation of young Indigenous people (15 to 19 year-olds, 20 to 24 year-olds and 25 to 29 year-olds). This paper is complemented by a second publication, Keeping...