Work studies

Explore entrepreneurialism, the nature of work and the responsibilities of both employees and employers. The lessons also include the discussion of the pitfalls of unethical workplace practices. 

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Explainer

The nature of work and forms of income

You can earn an income: by working for someone else by working for yourself or your business from your assets…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 9
  • Explainer
 

Investigation

The changing nature of work

For this activity, you will work in groups of 4. Your task is to investigate the nature of work in your local area and…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 9
  • Investigation
 

Explainer

Responsibilities of employers and workers

Everyone in the workplace has obligations and/or responsibilities in relation to both tax and super. Whether you’re an…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 9
  • Explainer
 

Worksheet

Starting a job

Part 1: Apply for a TFN Apply for a TFN using the simulated TFN online application. In pairs, investigate…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 9
  • Worksheet
 

Instructions

Completing a TFN declaration

The ATO has an online services simulator for educational purposes. This includes a scenario to complete a TFN…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 9
  • Instructions
 

Explainer

Cash, tax and super

When you are employed, it’s important you understand your rights in relation to tax and super. Some employers pay…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 9
  • Explainer
 

Explainer

Sharing economy

What is the sharing economy? The sharing economy is economic activity through a digital platform (such as a website or…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 10
  • Explainer
 

Investigation

The sharing economy and the changing nature of work

Investigate Using the sharing economy as a case study, investigate the following: How has the nature of work changed…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 10
  • Investigation
 

Worksheet

Entrepreneurialism and the government

In this activity, you will explore the types of government grants that are available to support business start-ups and…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 10
  • Worksheet
 

Investigation

Sham contracting

Some businesses sell services, such as an electrician or plumber. However, if a person only works for one business, it…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 10
  • Investigation
 

Instructions

Choosing what and where to study

You are going to use a number of online resources to choose and compare the quality of educational institutions that…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 10
  • Instructions
 

Investigation

Choosing what and where to study

Refer to Choosing what and where to study – Instructions. Jane - Jane is in Year 12 and would like to become an…

  • Work Studies
  • Year 10
  • Investigation