Index list with Q&A's and related links for SA Youth relating to becoming independent - legal ages for leaving home, driving, getting married, working and making contracts.
Index list with Q&A's and related links for Victorian Youth relating to becoming independent - legal ages for leaving home, driving, getting married, working and making contracts.
Provides links to useful resources to assist you when buying a new or used car.
You've made it through those L-plate hours, passed your driving test and now you want your own set of wheels. Before you hit the car yards, do some research so you don't end up with an expensive rust bucket.
It's hard to imagine life without a mobile phone, but it can cost you a bomb if you buy the wrong phone or plan. Follow these MoneySmart tips to get a mobile phone deal you can afford.
You can enrol to vote for the first time or get back on the roll if you: are an Australian citizen or a British subject who was enrolled on 25 January 1984, and are 18 years or older, and have lived at your current address for at least one month. You can enrol if you are 16 or 17 but you cannot vote until you turn 18.
Part of the MoneySmart website, this page explains how insurance works, how to choose an insurance policy that meets your needs and how to minimise problems with claims. Includes links to information about car insurance, home and contents insurance, life insurance, travel insurance and health insurance.
An initiative of the Australian Automobile Association and sponsored by the Australian Government, Keys2drive is designed to help improve driver safety by fostering a partnership between learners, their supervising drivers and professional instructors.
Leaving home is both exciting and daunting. With new found freedom comes the responsibility of paying for rent, utility bills, food, transport and more. Check out these MoneySmart tips for when you move out of home. Includes links to a Budget planner, Savings goals calculator and getting help as a tenant.
The MoneySmart website, run by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, offers free, simple guidance you can trust to help you make the best choices for your money. Put together by an experienced team of financial planners and consumer educators, the website covers superannuation, banking, investing, borrowing and credit, insurance, budgeting, scams, retirement income planning and unclaimed money. Includes links to calculators and tools to help you with your personal finances.
The Australian Organ Donor Register is the only national register for organ and tissue donation for transplantation. The register records your donation decision and the organs and tissue you agree to donate. Register online, and remember to discuss your decision with loved ones as family consent is always sought before donation can proceed.
Funerals in Australia can cost anywhere from $4000 to $15,000. To make things easier for people you leave behind, you may want to think about contributing towards the cost of your funeral.
Knowing how to get the most out of your superannuation will help you save for your retirement and reduce stress. Includes links to information about how superannuation works, keeping your superannuation on target, consolidating superannuation funds, self-managed superannuation, retirement income planning and calculators and planners.
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.
Information about wills and issues to consider when making a will.
Information about wills, including how to make one, who can make one, formal requirements and making changes.
Find out how you can give instructions to your family about your legal and medical preferences should you fall ill or lose the capacity to make those decisions yourself.