Youth unemployment reaches record highs

The youth unemployment rate on the Central Coast has sky rocketed to 17.3 percent leaving many young people wondering whether they have a long term future in the region. The sky high youth unemployment rate is a 6 percentage point jump since the election of the Abbott – Turnbull Government and comes as both Federal and State Liberals Governments slash spending on vocational and …

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Unemployment jumps on Central Coast

Youth unemployment over 17 percent as number of local resident workers halves in 7 years. The Central Coast has one of the highest unemployment rates in the state at 6.4 percent with more than 10,000 local residents out of work. Furthermore, the number of people in work on the Coast is barely half that of 7 years ago. The latest data from the …

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