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Youth income support in Australia

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By
Naomi Marsh & Lynette McGaurr
ISSN
2200-2677
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Released in June 2013, this issue of Face the Facts considers the impact of employment insecurity, financial insecurity and complex access and compliance arrangements on Australians aged 16 to 24 who rely on the Newstart Allowance or the Youth Allowance.

This snapshot provides an overview of the issues, statistics and experiences of young people receiving benefits while looking for work or undertaking studies.

Income support in Australia-Snapshot