Where to start?

 In work resources

Directories | Business Links | Quizzes, tools, templates | Support

There are so many useful links and resources to help you begin to navigate the world of work. This will be updated regularly. Click through on the italic text to start your journey…


Ask Izzy for Youth and other Services Directory
Search “Employment” and “local youth services” for a range of employment assistance
NB: Search for “Crisis” lists a good range of support services too!

Caretakers Cottage #HomlessKidsMatter Youth Refuge Directory
Up-to-date listing of crisis accommodation services for homeless teens in NSW

Australian government – Department of Education Skills & Employment
Listings of national skills, training and employment supported by government funds

Thinking of starting a business?

Join our Navingating (self)Employment Cohorts AND check out the following free and reputable resources . . .

Business help for young people (step-by-step)
Plus check your bank’s website for business plan and financial templates!

Register for an Australian Business Number (ABN)

Register for a Business Name

Information on trademarking/registering your idea

Business Enterprise Centres

Online Job search quizzes, tools and templates

Youth Central (Vic govt) – examples and other info on applying for a job

Job Outlook Australia – skills match, careers quiz, resources

Charles Sturt University – steps to prepare a job application

Supports to get you working

Headspace Work & Study program

Mission Australia Employment Skills & Training: transition to work, Disability Employment Services, ParentsNext, Social Enterprises, Registered Training Organisation

Dress for Success (for women): client suiting, job training, career centre

Dress for Work (for men) – free interview clothes and support