Young people’s economic security has long been overlooked.
We all need economic security – to be confident we can maintain a decent quality of life, now and in the future.
Our economic security is shaped by – and shapes – a complex web of factors in our lives: the jobs we do, the homes we live in, our opportunities for education and training, and our access to support from welfare, family and community.
The Covid-19 pandemic has confronted us with just how vulnerable young people are to economic insecurity.
But little attention has been given to this important topic.