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More young people without a job under Labor

More young people are without a job under the Andrews Labor Government.

ABS data released today show there are 9,453 fewer young people in full time work than when Daniel Andrews came to office 12 months ago. 

Statewide, there are 74,959 young people without a job.

Victoria’s youth unemployment rate is at 14.6 per cent, despite Daniel Andrews’ promise to create 100,000 new full-time jobs as part of the Back to Work scheme. 

Shadow Minister for Young Victorians Steph Ryan: 

“Daniel Andrews’ Back to Work scheme continues to fail young people in Victoria. 

“Daniel Andrews used to say that every job is worth fighting for but now Victoria's young people are getting nothing but excuses.

“The Andrews Labor Government doesn’t have an economic and jobs plan for Victoria’s youth. Daniel Andrews has a media plan, but he doesn’t have a jobs plan.”