Career and Job Options

Who You Are is What You Do: 9 Career Tips to Give Your Kids

Teen Career/ Jobby Heather McAllister Leaving school is a significant rite of passage - a step away from the boundaries of institutional life towards independence and self responsibility.  It’s normal for school leavers to feel insecure and uncertain as they step out into the great unknown. more »

Get the Life You Love

Getting the life you love takes more than just luck – it means actively managing your life, always learning, and being ready for change. more »

Year 12 Has Its Benefits, But Is It for Everyone?

Teen Scratching his Headby the Editor     Is Year 12 the best pathway for your child?  As it turns out, experts now say that young people who complete Year 12 tend to make a more successful transition from school to work, but employment outcomes for those who complete an apprenticeship or traineeship are just as good. more »

Student Edge

Student Edge provides students with free access to online student services information including health and wellbeing, study and career tools. It also engages students with membership rewards, including a host of exclusive big brand discounts. more »

SOS Online

Information on employment outcomes for vocational education and training (VET) graduates can now be accessed by using a new interactive online resource. more »

Grads Online

Information on university graduates' activities, salaries and jobs can be found here.  The data is based on the annual Australian Graduate Survey. more »


At myfuture, young people can explore career options, find occupation profiles, articles and more.  Information on Awards and Scholarships, Australian Apprenticeships and job seeking tips.  The myquiz series and bullseye posters help students to explore career options. more »

Job Guide

The Job Guide, a federal government initiative,  includes hundreds of occupational profiles and is distributed to schools for a Year 10 audience.


It provides an in-depth look at a range of occupations, and their education and training pathways. more »

Centrelink Career Information Centres

Career Information Centres are managed by Centrelink and are there to help people make decisions about education, training and employment options.  There are 12 centres nationwide. more »

Career Advice Australia

Career Advice Australia is a government initiative to assist 13 – 19 year olds with skills, training and advice to plan their futures.  ‘The School Leavers Resource Guide’ offers practical information for school leavers, state-by-state.  Career Advice Australia also offers the Youth Pathways program, set up to help at-risk youth to make it through school and beyond, smoothing the transition between school and working life.  For children who have been disconnected from mainstream schooling, the government offers the Connections program. more »

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