Youth in crisisIt is a fact that many young Indigenous people in Australia today are caught up in an education, training and employment crisis. Thousands of Indigenous youngsters each year do not complete their schooling, undertake training or find jobs, which in turn leads to a continuous cycle of social and economic disadvantage.
The statistics speak for themselves:
At Ganbina, we know that there is no quick fix solution to this problem. But we know that our programs can - and do - make a very real difference to this picture.
The results? Meaningful employment, financial independence, personal fulfilment and a desire to help others within their communities to change the status quo.
1 COAG Reform Council: Education in Australia 2012: Five years of performance
2 Australian Bureau of Statistics: Census of Population and Housing: Characteristics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 2011: Labour Force: Key Findings
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