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What age can I start work?

When can I start work?

What hours can I work?

When can I work full time?


 

When can I start work?


You can start part-time or casual work at any age in South Australia.  However it’s against the law for an employer to get you to work in a job that would interfere with your school work. 

 

What hours can I work?


If you’re under 16, your employer can’t get you to work during school hours.  This applies even if you are doing an apprenticeship or other training – you must attend that and cannot work during the times that you should be training.

 

When can I work full time?


See our page on When can I leave school.

This page was last updated 26 June 2015.

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