Abbott’s flawed attack on youth unemployment

The federal government’s ‘Work for the Dole’ scheme has broad appeal, but it will only hurt young Australians and doesn’t address the key issues causing mass youth unemployment.

The Abbott Government is proudly taking its war on youth to the global stage. Its welfare reforms -- already blocked by the Senate -- are a winner according to the Coalition and a key pillar towards its attempt to create an additional 2 per cent of real GDP over the next five years.

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