WHAT IS THE
NATIONAL YOUTH EMPLOYMENT BODY?
The National Youth Employment Body (NYEB) is a coalition of people and organisations invested in addressing youth unemployment through the development of local to national responses that meet the needs of young people and industry alike, and ultimately drive systems change.
AT A GLANCE
NYEB in Focus
Why it is needed
As at July 2021, youth unemployment across Australia sits at 10.2%, while youth underemployment is at 17.4%. In unemployment hotspots including the NT, this figure is well over 20%.
The National Youth Employment Body focuses on closing this gap by:
How it works
The NYEB is structured to improve approaches and outcomes in research, policy and practice:
What it achieves
The NYEB aims to enable all young people access to decent and meaningful work, and build a skilled workforce for local employers, now and into the future by:
NYEB in Action
Collaboration at a National and local level and across the private and public sectors to ensure Appropriate and effectice research, policy, implementation and advocacy.