Youth Unemployment in the Illawarra

High youth unemployment has plagued the Illawarra for decades, however the economic crisis has made it even harder for youth in the region. This piece looks at the Illawarra Regional Information Service ’s report on Youth Unemployment in the Illawarra and CEO of Edmen Employment Agency Eddie De Gabriel discusses the increase of youth searching for jobs. It also delves into the April Australia Bureau of Statistics figures which reflect an interesting drop in the youth unemployment rate in the Illawarra.