For free and confidential legal advice about this topic, please contact us here.
You can start part-time or casual work at any age in South Australia. However it is against the law for an employer to employ you in a kind of work that would interfere with your school work.
If you are under the age of 16 it is against the law for an employer to employ you during hours that you are required to be at school.
If you want some specific advice on your situation, you can contact us here.
You can work full time when:
Employees can test their knowledge about pay in the FWO’s Workplace Basics Quiz, available here.
For information and advice about the Fair Work System including your rights, entitlements and obligations, visit the Fair Work Ombudsman website or call the Fair Work Info line on 13 13 94.
If you are under 25 and you are unsure about your rights or responsibilities or what to do next, you can get free, confidential legal advice here.
Youth Law Australia would like to express thanks to Hall & Wilcox and the Fair Work Ombudsman for assisting us with the preparation of this material.
If you have a problem or a question, you can send it to us today and we can provide you with free advice, information and referrals to help solve your problem. Just click on the button below.Get help now