Nearly half of young people with disability (15-24 years) are being forced to live on inadequate income support payments as their main source of income. Children and Young People with Disability (CYDA) is calling on the Australian government to urgently address the poverty and disadvantage young people with disability face. CYDA figures show that he number of young people with disability on Jobseeker/Newstart has increased by 372.8 per cent in the decade from 2009. Recommendations to the federal government to develop and implement a targeted National Youth Disability Employment Strategy are among 10 key recommendations outlined in CYDA’s Pre-Budget Submission to drive inclusion and equity for children and young people with disability. Read more.