Smashed avo: is there a war on youth?

Do Baby Boomers understand the current challenges facing Millennials or are they too busy spending their inheritance to care?

Larger social, technological and economic forces have made things harder for young people today so what are the answers and what can Millennials do to try and help themselves in the battle for secure employment and affordable housing?


  • Dr Sara James, cultural sociologist and lecturer, Department of Social Inquiry, La Trobe University
  • David De Garis, La Trobe alumnus and Director, Economics for Markets, National Australia Bank
  • Melissa Browne, Fairfax Money columnist, author and serial entrepreneur
  • Natalie O’Brien is Chief of Staff at social change organisation GetUp!

Recorded on 23 August 2018 at the State Library Victoria Theatrette.

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