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Corona Virus Report

Find out what it was like for year 12s across Australia to finish high school during the COVID-19 pandemic and how it’s affected their futures.

In compiling this report we surveyed over 2000 students from the class of 2020 from metropolitan, regional and rural areas across the country.

What you’ll learn

  • The effects of learning in lockdown on school work and mental health.
  • How the pandemic affected their post-school plans from education and work to gap years and moving.
  • The changed careers school leavers will pursue because of the pandemic.
  • How to help school leavers figure out their futures.



After The ATAR III

Find out how helping young people into careers they are passionate about transforms not only their lives but society as a whole. We use our industry-leading data to explore how what’s going on in Australian schools is linked with the success of the country.

In compiling this report we surveyed over 4000 young Australians aged 15 to 24 from metropolitan, regional and rural areas across the country.

What you’ll learn

  • How having a passion to pursue improves key indicators of young people’s wellbeing and future life prospects.
  • The long-term social and economic costs of students not being passionate about their school work.
  • The mental and physical problems career stress is causing young Australians.
  • Stories from students about how their schools have helped or held back their passions.

Youth Resources


Year13, the home of post-school options. Helping students with career advice, job search, courses, uni pathways, gap years, travel programs and health. Head to the Careers tab and start having a look at what’s out there! Make sure you check out our articles and other features while you’re there.


When it comes to finishing school, you guys told us that one of your biggest struggles was financial literacy and becoming more financially independent. To get you FinLit, we’ve teamed up with Westpac to help you understand a bit more about the wide world of money.

Head Space

An Australian non-profit organisation that delivers support to young people across the country. If you are struggling with your mental health or know someone that is make sure you check this out. Whether you need information or just someone to talk to, they’ve got you covered.

Job Outlook

Want to know more about a particular industry or job? Head to Job Outlook! This resource is packed full of information with everything from how much you get paid to the type of skills you’ll need for work. Take the career quiz or check out skills match.

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