Life Skills: Resource Page

Career Literacy

The career finder portal:

Advice about study and work 

Skillsroad provides information and advice for young people about finding the right career, training, applying for positions and getting a job in your field of interest. 

Advice about how to get a job, prepare for an interview and your rights in the workplace:


Financial Management Resources:

Advice about Tax:

Advice about Superannuation:

Advice about Budgeting:

Information about Banking:

Advice about Saving: 

Money tips and resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples:

Advice about Loans:

Buy now pay later services:

Pay day loans:

Advice about managing debt:

The Department of Education has developed a site to explain everyday financial decisions like buying a car, online shopping, mobile phone payments:

If you find yourself struggling with repayments, such as on a credit card or loan, contact your bank about what they can do to support customers experiencing financial hardship.

If you’re facing a lot of financial difficulty, you can speak to a financial counsellor on the National Debt Helpline on 1800 007 007.


Making a House a Home

Moving out of home:

Rental bonds and leases:

Advice about the steps you need to take in moving out of home and finding a place to rent:

Advice about what is involved in renting:

The Department of Fair Trading has information about rental agreements for tenants:

Advice about renting if you’re experiencing financial difficulty:


Health and Wellbeing

The Ask for Health website has health information for young people in NSW, including information about how to visit a doctor, as well as information about mental health, sexual health, alcohol and other drugs and other key topics

The NSW Aboriginal Knockout Health Challenge is a free program where you can come together with your mob to eat healthy and live a more active life.

The 715 health check is free at Aboriginal Medical Services and bulk billing clinics, and is available annually to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of all ages.

ReachOut has articles to explore about physical health, mental health, wellbeing and relationships:


Other Life Skills Advice

For useful information, guidance and support services for all stages of a young person's life in NSW, go to:



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