Young People on or Over the Neet Cliff Edge

  • Kristy Muir
  • Bridget Jenkins
  • Lyn Craig
Part of the Innovations and Controversies: Interrogating Educational Change book series (ICIE)


In recent years, policy makers and researchers have focused on young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET). In 2011, approximately 1 in 10 young Australians aged 15-24 fell into this category (Muir, 2012). Whilst this figure was considerably lower than the 2011 OECD average of 16.4 per cent (OECD, 2012), the economic engagement trends of young Australians are concerning.


Young People Young Person Torres Strait Islander Youth Worker Engagement Status 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kristy Muir
    • 1
  • Bridget Jenkins
    • 2
  • Lyn Craig
    • 3
  1. 1.Centre for Social ImpactUniversity of New South WalesAustralia
  2. 2.Centre for Social ImpactUniversity of New South WalesAustralia
  3. 3.Social Policy Research CentreUniversity of New South WalesAustralia

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