Workplace Rights and Responsibilities

When can I start work?

When can I start work?

A big part of growing up is starting work. It can be great to have some extra money for yourself, feel more independent, as well as learning the skills you’ll need in the workforce for the rest of your life. But before you get too keen, there are some things you need to know before …

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Are You Summer Work Ready?

Are You Summer Work Ready?

If you’ve decided to go ahead and find a summer job, once you’ve organised your resume and started applying for jobs, you’re already halfway there. There are just one or two other things you might like to organise so that you’ll be ready to start work as soon as you get the call.   Are …

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Know Your Rights at Work

Keen to start your first job? Before you dive right in, there are some important things you should know first. The ACTU’s Worksite is packed with information about your rights at work, including wages, leave, safety, bullying and more. They have worksheets, videos, quizzes, articles and more for you to access. Take a look here: …

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FWO | Workplace rights and entitlements for young workers including international students

Young workers, including international students, have workplace rights and responsibilities. The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) is Australia’s workplace regulator. It helps employees and employers understand their rights and responsibilities under Australian workplace laws and works with parties to resolve workplace issues. The FWO’s services are FREE to all employees and employers in Australia. In this …

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Ergon Energy Apprenticeship 2022 – Expression of interest for women

Are you a woman who loves the outdoors? Do you enjoy working in a hands-on role? Have you considered a career in the energy industry? Ergon Energy have fantastic women working as apprentices and tradespeople across our organisation, and would love to see more women apply for roles with them. The apprenticeships we are offering …

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Independence

Becoming Independent

Your journey through high school is just the beginning of your independence. You might be looking forward to moving out, being able to stay up as late as you want, and all of the other benefits that being independent can bring. But, unfortunately, it comes with a lot of work as well. There’s so much …

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Career Lesson Writing Activities

We’ve put together a range of writing prompt worksheets for you to use with students in class. Use them to start a discussion amongst students, or insert them into your career lessons. Each activity is structured to get students thinking about one of the key Careers and Work Studies topics. Students are prompted to think …

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MyFuture – Resources for Teachers

MyFuture is a national career information service that helps guide young people towards their path to the future. They have a huge variety of resources available for teachers and careers advisers to support their students. Here are some of their useful resources: Explore the future of work School to work pathways infographics Teaching resources Discover …

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UN Youth | NSW Young Leaders Summit

This November, our Young Leaders Summit will be focusing on Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethical Industries. This is our final summit for the year – so don’t miss out on this opportunity! Get ready for a day of workshops to learn about all the different ways companies and similar organisations affect the world around them, …

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Trainee Indigenous Co-Researcher

GTNT Group are now recruiting for a Trainee Indigenous Co-Researcher to work with the Menzies School of Health Research. This fantastic opportunity is offering a Certificate III in Community Services with paid employment. To be successful in this role, you will have/be: Of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent Good oral communication skills in …

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Jetstar 2021 Apprenticeship Program

Applications are currently open for Jetstar’s 2021 Apprenticeship program. When you become a Jetstar apprentice, you’ll hit the ground running in an intensive 4-year development program that will give you exposure to all our engineering functions spanning across Approved Maintenance Organisation (AMO) and Continuous Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO). The Apprenticeship Program takes apprentices for the following trade …

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Apprenticeship Intake 2021 – Ergon Energy and Energex

Energy Queensland are now looking for passionate people who want a career in the electrical industry to join Ergon Energy Network and Energex. Energy Queensland is one of the largest electricity networks in the western world and employ thousands of people right around the state. They have various electrical apprenticeships on offer in metro, regional …

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2021 GTNT & GEMCO Apprenticeships

GTNT Group are now recruiting for multiple apprenticeship positions to work at the GEMCO manganese mine in the Groote Eylandt region. Positions are available in the following areas: Maintenance Boilermaking Maintenance Electrical Mechanical Fitting Auto Electrical Diesel Fitting These apprenticeships could be the perfect kickstart to your career in the mining industry. You will have …

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William Adams CAT | Apprenticeships 2021

William Adams CAT | Apprenticeships 2021

Offering apprenticeships in: Mobile Equipment (Earthmoving), Heavy Road Transport (Trucks), Metal Fabrication (Boilermaker and Auto Electrical) across our branch network. As a William Adams Apprentice, you will join over 300 Diesel Technicians that are passionate about what they do and are leaders in their field. You will enjoy state of the art training, above award …

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Listen to the STEM Careers Podcast

The Queensland Government’s STEM Careers podcast series features interviews with STEM professionals doing incredible work that is impacting the lives of the people around them. The podcast gives you the chance to learn just how interesting and rewarding a career in STEM can be. Listen to the podcast here: https://qed.qld.gov.au/about-us/news-and-media/podcasts/podcasts-stem

Human Right to Work

Your Human Right to Work

Did you know that access to work is one of your basic human rights in Australia? The Australian Government is a party to seven international human rights treaties, and one of them covers your right to work. This means that everyone in Australia has the opportunity earn a living through any kind of work they …

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Family & domestic violence leave | Fair Work Australia

Did you know that ALL employees, including part-time and casual employees, are able to take 5 days of ‘family and domestic violence leave’ each year? The leave is unpaid, and you may also be entitled to other paid or unpaid leave under your own agreement or award. You also don’t have to ‘build-it-up’, you can …

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