How the government hopes to avoid a youth unemployment crisis
Employers will be given at least $1.2 billion to hire 70,000 apprentices in the next year in a plan the Morrison government hopes will help Australia avoid a youth unemployment crisis from the coronavirus pandemic.
“It’s going to be a great subsidy for wages,” Dianne Dayhew, CEO of the National Apprentice Employment Network, told 3AW Breakfast.
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“I think it’s very much about ensuring Australia has an ongoing supply of skills,” Paul Bennett, General Manager for Apprenticeship Network Provider at MEGT, told Tom Elliott.
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