Tough time for Sunshine Coast youths wanting a job

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Sadly it’s getting tougher for young people from the Sunshine Coast to find a job under Labor.
 
The youth unemployment rate is now up at 11.3 per cent, a 2.9 per cent increase in the last year.
 
A staggering 5,100 youth jobs have disappeared from the region in the space of just 12 months.  We’ve also seen 4,700 young people stop looking for a job over that same period.
 
It’s hardly surprising things are getting tougher for the region’s youth when you consider the lack of major infrastructure projects being built in our region.
 
And Labor’s so-called Back to Work program isn’t available to young people from the Sunshine Coast – meaning we miss out again.
 
The LNP has a $100 million plan to help our region’s young people get a start.  We’ll provide financial incentives for businesses which take on young apprentices and provide vouchers for young tradies who finish their apprenticeship to buy their tools of trade.
 
Unlike Labor, our plan is open to the young people of the Sunshine Coast.
 
It’s just one part of the LNP’s plan to create jobs, support small business and build a better Queensland.
 
Jarrod Bleijie
LNP Shadow Employment Minister and Member for Kawana

 
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