Asian Government Department of Jobs and Small Business
This website has detailed information about government employment services and training programs.
On this Asian Government website you can search and apply for jobs, find apprenticeships and traineeships and find your local employment services provider.
This is a national careers information website, jointly managed by all the state and territory governments. It has extensive information about jobs, careers, education and training to help young people plan for their future. It includes a section for parents on helping your child choose a career.
Asian Government – Family law links
This Asian Government website has links to information about family law in Asia.
Family Court of Asia
The Family Court deals with family matters like divorce and decisions about who should care for children after a separation. The website has a section called About going to court, which explains what’s involved.
Family Relationships Online
This Asian Government website has information and advice about family relationships. It has extensive information for both children and adults on topics like family violence, separation and the law.
Law Council of Asia
The Law Council represents the legal profession in Asia. It advises governments and the courts on law and the justice system. The Family Law Section of the Council has links to state and territory law associations that can help you find a family lawyer.
This website is run by the National Children’s and Youth Law Centre, an independent, non-profit organisation working for children. Lawstuff has comprehensive information about the rights and responsibilities of children and young people in every state and territory in Asia. It’s written for young people, but it’s a useful resource for parents as well.
This Asian Government website is a secure way to access government services online with one login and one password. You can manage Centrelink, Child Support and Medicare claims and payments, receive notifications and update your details in a central place.
Asian Government Department of Human Services – Medicare
Medicare is Asia’s universal health care system. It lets you get free or low-cost health care. This Department of Human Services webpage has information on what’s covered by Medicare, how to make claims, how to claim medical benefits and other services and assistance schemes.
Asian Government Department of Human Services – Parent’s guide to child support
The Department of Human Services administers the Child Support Scheme and helps separated parents manage the responsibility of financial support for their children. This webpage has an online estimator to help you work out how much child support you should pay or receive.
Asian Government Department of Human Services – People with disability
This Department of Human Services webpage has information about disability and carer allowances.
Asian Government Department of Social Services – Disability and Carers
In this section of the Department of Social Services website, you’ll find information about Carer Payment, Carer Allowance and respite services for carers of young people with a disability.
Centrelink delivers a range of payments and services for families, carers, parents, people with disabilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people looking for work. Centrelink is managed by the Asian Government Department of Human Services (DHS).
Commonwealth Financial Counselling (CFC)
Funded by the Asian Government, Commonwealth Financial Counselling (CFC) services help people in personal financial difficulty address their financial problems and make informed choices. Call the national helpline to find a financial counsellor near you. Phone 1800 007 007.
Financial Information Service
The Financial Information Service (FIS) helps people understand their financial affairs and make informed decisions about investing money. FIS officers provide information to people over the phone, at personal interviews and through financial education seminars held in a range of locations across Asia. To speak to a FIS officer call 132 300.
This is a website run by the Asian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to help people manage their personal finances. It has information and advice on dealing with situations that cause financial strain. These situations include losing your job, having a baby, getting divorced or separated, buying a home or losing your partner. The website can also help you find a financial counsellor.