School Leavers Support

What’s next for you? Know your opportunities in 2021.

School Leavers Information Kit

The kit has a range of resources and information to help you understand all your education, training and work options.

School Leavers Information Kit (PDF 1.02MB)

School Leavers Information Kit (DOC 0.91MB)

School Leavers Information Service

Looking for more tailored support or guidance?

  • Call 1800 CAREER (1800 227 337)
  • SMS 'SLIS2020' to 0429 009 435

This is a free service, however minimal call/text costs may apply.


The Department of Education, Skills and Employment welcomes calls through the National Relay Service. If you are deaf or have a hearing impairment and/or have a speech impairment, call 1300 555 727 (speak and listen) and ask for 1800 CAREER (1800 227 337) or go to the NRS website for other options.

A translating and interpreting service (TIS National) is available by calling 13 14 50 (cost of a local call). The TIS can translate the information kit or help you call the information service. Ask TIS National to call the School Leavers Information Service on 1800 CAREER (1800 227 337). TIS National provides interpreting services in more than 160 languages and dialects.

Parents and guardians

Is your child a school leaver?

The School Leavers Information Kit is a resource you and your child can use to help them navigate their 2021 post school options.

If you have a child with a disability or special education need who is a school leaver, you can also contact the School Leavers Information Service for tailored support or guidance for your child.


Looking after yourself

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Provides tailored and holistic mental health support to 12 - 25 year olds.

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Are you or someone you know in crisis? Access 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Call 13 11 14

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A range of mental health and wellbeing information and support to help you achieve your best possible mental health.

Find free and low-cost, trusted online and phone mental health resources.


The Department of Education, Skills and Employment (department) takes reasonable care to ensure that the information and advice provided through the School Leavers Information Service is accurate and up-to-date. However, it is your responsibility to give us correct and complete information about your circumstances and to decide if you wish to take any action or decision on the basis of any information or advice provided by our information officers and careers practitioners. Before doing so you should exercise your own independent skill and judgement and make your own further enquiries relevant to your particular circumstances. The department is not liable for any loss resulting from any action taken or reliance made by you on any information or advice provided to you by our information officers and careers practitioners.