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On this page, you and your child can find information about education, training and employment services and resources for teenagers throughout Australia, as well as contact details and links.

Australia wide

Australian Government Department of Human Services
This Department provides payments to support people who are studying, training or undertaking an Australian Apprenticeship.  

This website contains general information and a community support services directory.

This is a national careers information website, jointly managed by all the state and territory governments. It has extensive information about jobs, careers, education and training to help young people plan for their future. It includes a section for parents on helping your child choose a career.

Teen Jobs 
This website is a comprehensive jobs resource for teenagers. 

Young Carers Respite and Information Services Program 
The Respite and Information Services Program helps young carers to complete their secondary education or vocational equivalent.

Australian Capital Territory

Richmond Fellowship ACT
This organisation provides facilities and services for young people experiencing long-term unemployment. It runs a Personal Helpers and Mentors Program in Canberra, Queanbeyan and Goulburn.

New South Wales

Youth NSW
This website has links to information and resources related to work and careers. You can use the search categories on the website’s Find information page to learn more.

Northern Territory

LAUNCH is a youth participation program for young people run by the City of Darwin. It runs training, workshops and events and helps young people find industry contacts and develop skills.

NT Department of Education – Students, apprentices and trainees 
This webpage provides information and links for students, apprentices and trainees on career advice and training.


Queensland Government – Youth – Work and career
This section of the Queensland Government website is for young people. It has information about choosing a career and looking for work in Queensland. It also has links to laws affecting work conditions, hours and rates of pay for young people.

South Australia

Service to Youth Council 
This webpage offers information on a range of services to help disadvantaged young people, including support for learning, training and working.


Department of Education – Continuing your studies
On this webpage you’ll find information and links for young people wanting to continue or return to their studies and get the qualifications and skills they need for their chosen career.

Skills Tasmania
This government website has information about traineeships and apprenticeships and other ways to develop skills and get into the workforce, including courses subsidised by government.


Centre for Adult Education
This organisation provides learning to the Victorian community through a wide range of programs and services. CAE delivers accredited courses designed to help adults complete their secondary education and begin or change their career direction.  

Youth Central – Jobs and careers
This webpage has information and advice on getting a job and preparing for a career. 

Youth Central – Studying and training 
This webpage has information about education, study and training for young people.

Youth Connect
This organisation works in the community to help young people find a successful pathway through secondary education, further learning and employment.

Western Australia

Department for Communities – Youth 
This online portal has information about all of Western Australia’s youth services, including those related to education, training and employment.

  • Last updated or reviewed 21-10-2015