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First job

You can be brilliant with money. Satisfy your shopping impulse and save for your first car, holiday, or whatever.

Earning money is most likely why you’re thinking about your first job.

Yes, it’s possible to get your first job without experience – we all have to start somewhere!

When planning to find your first job, consider what you like, where you can start looking and how to use your networks (people you know).

Also, think about your work experience and holiday work. Above all, be persistent and confident with your approach.

Let's get first job ready

What you need to ensure you can get paid

You can be brilliant with money. Satisfy your shopping impulse and save for your first car, holiday, or whatever!

There are a number of must haves’ you need to arrange, to ensure you can be paid.

Tax File Number

You'll need this to keep track of the tax you pay in Australia. You can visit http://www.ato.gov.au/tfn with support of your parent &/or guardian to find out how to apply.

Money for now

Student Account – so your pay can be transferred by your employer each week/fortnight. Visit our Student Account page for account details.

Money for later

Savings Account – so you can save your hard earned cash for something important that you set a goal for. Visit our Savings Account page for account details.

Money for much later

Super Account – Superannuation may not seem important right now as you generally can't access it until you're older. But it's super important. Visit https://www.youthcentral.vic.gov.au/advice-for-life/finances/superannuation with support from your parent &/or guardian to find out more about understanding Superannuation and getting a Super account set up in readiness for your first job.

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