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Youth

Find targeted government information for youth over a range of issues such as education and careers, drinking, mental health, relationships and finances.

Australian Youth Forum

A key communication channel between the Australian Government, young people aged 15-24 and the youth sector.

Department of Education

Becoming independent

Provides Q&A's and related links relating to becoming independent – legal ages for leaving home, driving, getting married, working and making contracts.

Legal Services Commission South Australia

Drinking Nightmare

The National Binge Drinking Campaign. Along with a range of initiatives, aims to reduce harms associated with drinking to intoxication by young Australians.

Department of Health

headspace

Provides mental and health wellbeing support, information and services to young people aged 12 to 25 years and their families. A range of youth friendly health professionals can help you with general health; mental health and counselling; education, employment and other services.

headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation Ltd

Myfuture: Australia's career information service

An interactive, online career exploration service for 16 to 24 year old students wishing to explore their career options. Helps you see possibilities in the world of work, identify your own interests and skill areas, and set career goals and plans to achieve them.

Education Services Australia Limited

National Youth Week

4-13 April 2014
Celebrates young people in Australia with a program of activities and events developed by the community and young people – for young people. National Youth Week is coordinated by the Department of Education in collaboration with the departments responsible for youth affairs in each state and territory.

Department of Education

Proof of Age card

A proof of age card can be used for general identification, and as proof of age for young people over the age of 18.

STIs - Sexually Transmissible Infections

Think STIs don't happen to people like you? You could have an STI without even knowing as many STIs don't have symptoms.
Information on chlamydia, gonorrhoea, herpes, HIV/AIDS, HPV, syphilis and other STIs.

Department of Health

Take a Stand Together

iPhone, iPod touch and iPad - Provides students with tips and advice which they can apply to different bullying situations.

Safe and Supportive School Communities Project

The Line

What exactly is the line? And what happens when you cross it? Some things are never acceptable, like violence, rape and abuse. But in other areas, the line can be blurry. Where do you draw the line? Here, you'll find a heap of stuff that will help you decide.

Department of Social Services

Under 25's – MoneySmart Rookie

Learn how to manage your money so that you can do the things you want. Includes links to tools and quizzes to help under 25's with personal finances.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Young Endeavour Youth Scheme

The Young Endeavour Youth Scheme provides young Australians aged 16-23 with an opportunity for personal development on board the national sail training ship Young Endeavour.

Department of Defence

Youth sites – states and territories

Provides links to state and territory information and resource gateways for young people and the issues they face.

Youth.gov.au

Provides a central hub of government information and resources for young people. Among areas covered are health, education and work and finances.

Department of Education

Youthbeyondblue

Depression and anxiety are among the most common mental health problems experienced by young people. If you think you, or someone you know, may have depression or anxiety you can get help now by calling Beyondblue Info line on 1300 22 4636.

Beyond Blue Ltd

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