- NSW Department of Education response to COVID-19
Includes advice for families and students.
- NSW Department of Education - Learning from home
Resources to support learning for students temporarily unable to attend school.
- Universities Admission Centre (UAC)
Calculates ATAR and processes applications for most undergraduate courses.
- NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)
Responsible for syllabuses, assessment, teaching standards and school environments.
Student voice and leadership
- NSW Department of Education Student voice, participation and leadership
Resources to promote student voice in the classroom, school and community.
- The Foundation for Young Australians
The national platform for what young Australians are thinking, feeling and talking about. A content hub for young people, by young people.
- Student Voice Hub (Victoria)
Developed with the Victorian Department of Education and Training.
- The Student View
UK–based student voice project aiming to create a newsroom in every school.
- Student Voice
USA-based, positioning students as storytellers, organizers, and advocates.
- ABC ME
Stories, news and cartoons from Australian and around the world for children.
- ABC TV – Behind the News (BTN)
News program for upper primary and lower secondary students.
- NewsCorp – Kids News
Current news stories for students Grade 3 to Year 8 in child appropriate language.
Arts, culture and entertainment
- Our Local
Find local opportunities, activities, services and events for children & young people.
- Art Gallery of NSW
International & Australian collection, exhibitions, programs and research. Home to ARTEXPRESS.
- Museum of Contemporary Art
Dedicated to exhibiting, collecting and interpreting the work of today’s artists.
- MCA Learning Resources
Engage with an artist, exhibition or theme with resource sets, class kits and activities.
- MCA Learning Resources
- The Australian Museum
The oldest in Australia, with an international reputation in natural history and anthropology.
- State Library of NSW
Reference and research library. Collects and preserves materials and makes them accessible.
Health, safety and wellbeing
- NSW Anti-Bullying website
Evidence-based resources for school communities to identify, prevent or respond to bullying behaviour.
Information and ideas for students, parents and teachers from the Safe and Supportive School Communities Working Group.
- eSafety Commissioner
Online safety issues and what you need to know to protect yourself. Sections for young people and kids. Includes:
- Digital Citizenship
How to stay safe and use technology responsibly. From fake news to online shopping.
- Disability Information Helpline
Help for people living with disability who have questions or concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19). Call 1800 643 787, Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm (AEST) and Saturday and Sunday 9am to 7pm. (Not available on national public holidays.)
- NSW Department of Education - Bushfires
Advice and assistance for parents, teachers and students following recent bushfires.
- NSW Premier’s Sporting Challenge
Encouraging students to increase their participation in sport and physical activity.
- Smiling Mind app
Free, with resources available to use in schools as part of a mindfulness program.
- NSW Department of Education Smiling Mind education program
If you, or someone you care about, is at risk of harm right now call Triple Zero (000).
24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention service. All ages, all issues. Call 13 11 14.
- Kids Helpline
24 hour phone counselling and online chat for 5 to 25 year olds. All issues. Call 1800 55 1800.
24 hour phone counselling + online chat (9am-1am EST) for 12 to 25 year olds. All issues. Call 1800 650 890.
Online resources and 24 hour peer support for 14 to 25 year olds. All issues.
24 hour sexual abuse or domestic and family violence counselling, support and information. Call 1800 737 732.
Phone counselling and online chat for LGBTQI people. 3pm to 12am every day. Call 1800 184 527
- Translating and Interpreting Service
Most services listed here accept and pay for calls from the Translating and Interpreting Service. Call 131 450.