4 tips on starting a new job

Your first job is a big deal - check out our short video for 4 tips on starting a new job.

When can I start working?

What do I need before I start my new job?

    • Tax File Number. To avoid overpaying tax, you’ll need to share your tax file number (TFN) with your employer and your bank. You can apply for a TFN through the Australian Taxation office.
    • Bank account: You’ll need to have a bank account and give your employer your bank account details to get paid. Everyday Account Smart Access (with no monthly account fees for under 25s)
    • Superannuation account: Generally, if you’re working in Australia and you earn more than $450 per month, your employer must contribute 10% of your pay into your super account. Find out more about how super works.

Starting work

Things you should know

  • As this information has been prepared without considering your objectives, financial situation or needs, you should, before acting on this information, consider its appropriateness to your circumstances.