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Resources for schools

Australia Telescope Outreach and Education

This site provides the media and the general public with information about the Australia Telescope National Facility and educational resources on many aspects of astronomy. Link from Australia Telescope National Facility (ATNF) home page.

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Australian CensusAtSchool

CensusAtSchool is a free Internet based data education research data, developed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) for Australian teachers and students.

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Before the Storm

iPhone and iPod touch - An educational game, for middle year students, designed to get one thinking about storm preparation and disaster resilience.

Attorney-General's Department

Budd:e Cybersecurity builder

Offers primary and secondary student a fun way to learn about the risks people take by going online, and the possible consequences of those risks. It’s also education about the technical and behavioural measures we can all use, to help reduce the security risks.

Department of Communications

Bullying. No way!

School communities around Australia can increase understanding about the issues surrounding bullying, harassment and violence, hear others' stories, find out about resources, and share strategies and success stories across the nation.

Safe and Supportive School Communities Project

Civics and Citizenship Education

The Civics and Citizenship Education website provides teaching and learning resources relating to all aspects of the democratic process in Australia. It includes knowledge and understanding of our democratic heritage, political and legal structures and the shared values underpinning our pluralistic and multicultural society, such as freedom, tolerance, respect, responsibility and inclusion.

Education Services Australia Limited

Classroom Antarctica

Classroom Antarctica is designed to help both teachers and students gain a greater awareness of the global importance of Antarctica, of Australia's role in Antarctica, past and present, and our commitment to its future. We can learn much from studying Antarctica and the Southern Ocean and their ecosystems, how scientific programs are supported there and how people live in the harsh, isolated environment.

Australian Antarctic Division

CSIRO Science Education Centres

There are nine CSIRO Science Education Centres around Australia. Excite and educate students and teachers with curriculum linked hands-on workshops at your school or our centres. They also run Double Helix events, holiday programs and other activities.

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation


CSIROpedia explores some of CSIRO's greatest innovations and discoveries across the decades. It tells the story of their achievements and achievers.

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

CyberNetrix (13-16)

CyberNetrix is an Internet safety education program for secondary school aged students. It forms part of the NetAlert CyberSafe Schools program and contains interactive activities for children to use.

Australian Communications and Media Authority

CyberQuoll (8-12)

CyberQuoll is an Internet safety program for primary schools. It forms part of NetAlert's CyberSafe Schools initiative and is designed to help children learn important Internet safety messages.

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Disaster resilience education for schools

Links to a resource site on emergency management for Australian students and teachers. Site contains teaching resources, images, competitions, and other information for learning about emergency management.

Attorney-General's Department

Do it yourself science

Try your hand at exciting experiments and activities at home or at school with everyday equipment. Mix some slime, build a rocket or make sultanas dance!

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Education Programs at the Australian National Botanic Gardens

Join educators at the Australian National Botanic Gardens on a 40 hectare outdoor living classroom for an array of hands-on engaging, curriculum-linked educational experiences.

Department of the Environment

Educational services

Australian Bureau of Statistics page with educational resources for teachers and students, including CensusAtSchool, education and training related statistics, and reference material.

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Face the facts

Provides accurate and easy to understand information about Indigenous peoples, migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.

Australian Human Rights Commission

For teachers and students - whales, dolphins and porpoises

Information for teachers and students about whales, dolphins and porpoises including discovery game and minke whale video.

Department of the Environment

Geographic information

Information about Australia's landforms, dimensions and land tenure, plus links to topographic mapping.

Geoscience Australia

Get Voting

Does your school hold elections? Get Voting makes it easy to run a fair and fun school election. Get Voting encourages the school community to value voting - developing students' trust, confidence and motivation to participate in their democracy.

Australian Electoral Commission

Global Education

Supports teachers to include a global perspective in their classrooms. The website has been developed to meet changes in teaching, technology and learning styles.

Education Services Australia Limited

Human rights in the school classroom

Provides a range of rightsEd resources mapped to the national curriculum and including interactive activities for teachers and their students.They are mainly designed for Year 9 and up (14 years and up). Some activities will be suitable for Year 5 and up (10 years and up). Learning outcomes linked to curriculum are included in each resource.

Australian Human Rights Commission

Making multicultural Australia

Assists teachers to find quality resources on multicultural education, anti-racism and exploring new strategies to promote cultural diversity and tolerance.

Board of Studies NSW

MoneySmart Teaching

By teaching kids how to handle money from an early age, you give them the essential knowledge and skills to make wise financial decisions throughout their lives This website includes resources to support Phase 1 of the new Australian Curriculum.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

National Library of Australia mobile catalogue

iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android - The Mobile catalogue is a fast and easy way to search the collection and to find resources whenever and wherever you are.

National Library of Australia

National Pollutant Inventory - for students

Provides free information about substance emissions in Australia. Check out the substance fact sheets to discover the many different sources of pollution.

Department of the Environment


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