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The mission of the HEA is to promote and support the practice of home education across Australia and to advance educational equity for members.  

The HEA endeavours to keep this curated list up to date. If you have resources you think should be on the list, or see any broken links, please email the Subscriptions Team. Enjoy!

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ABC Education

multi-subject

ABC Education brings you thousands of free, curriculum-linked resources for Primary and Secondary studies.

$ FREE

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ATO Education Zone

financial literacy

Offers a range of resources to help you teach about tax and super.

$ FREE

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Age of the Dinosaurs

Australia, history

Looking for lesson ideas based on Australian dinosaurs? Foundation - Year 7

$ FREE

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At Home Middle School

multi-subject, secondary

Free online engaging curriculum for Years 6-8

$ FREE

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Beyond Money

financial literacy

Designed for classroom teachers and home school educators. For Primary age.

$ FREE

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CK-12

STEM, multi-subject

Primary to Secondary sim/app activities.
Science, Social Studies, Math, Photography 

$ FREE

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Civics and Citizenship

Australia, citizenship

Aligned to the Australian Curriculum.

$ FREE

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CommonLit Library

english, primary, secondary

Collection of fiction and nonfiction for Years 3-12

$ FREE

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Cotton Australia

entrepreneur, STEM

Primary & secondary Units, Lessons, Videos.

$ FREE

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Duolingo

languages

The free, fun, and effective way to learn a language! All ages and many languages to chose from.

$ FREE

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Family Connect

health, safety

"Uplifting Australia" - Sets children up for success and good mental health.

$ FREE

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GCF LearnFree

STEM

Learn essential computer and life skills! All ages.

$ FREE

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Get Reading Right

english

Synthetic Phonics lessons for ages 4-6. Outcomes matched to ACARA Literacy Progressions.

$ FREE

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How to Smile

STEM

Search almost 3,500 of the very best STEM at-home-activities on the web. Primary & Secondary.

$ FREE

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Indigenous Literacy Day

arts, Aboriginal, entrepreneur

A Journey to Graphic Novels: Stick Mob

$ FREE

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LEGO Lessons

STEM, multi-subject, arts

Homeschool and Explain with Lego. 10x STEM videos.

$ FREE

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MIT Open Courseware

STEM, secondary

MIT course materials online freely available. Browse & learn at your own pace.

$ FREE

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Memrise

languages, secondary

Learn a Language. Meet the World. Real-world phrases with real locals.

$ FREE

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NSW State Library

multi-subject, arts, STEM

Learning at the Library - Home and Student resources.

$ FREE

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National Geographic Kids

multi-subject, geography

Educational resources for Primary ages.

$ FREE

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Project Firestorm

citizenship, safety

Years 5-6 Start Your Mission! NSW Rural Fire Service

$ FREE

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Reading Australia

Australia, english

Curriculum-mapped units of work for Australian books. Primary & Secondary.

$ FREE

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Royal Australian Mint

financial literacy, Australia

Learning outcomes, units of work and activity sheets. Primary age.

$ FREE

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Storyboard That

STEM, arts

Create a storyboard! Digital story telling.

$ FREE

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TED Ed

multi-subject, news & current affairs

Online talks for Students. "Ideas worth spreading"

$ FREE

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Univ of Oxford Podcasts

multi-subject, secondary

Over 4000 free audio and video lectures, seminars and teaching resources from Oxford University.

$ FREE

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AEC for Schools

Australia, citizenship

Australian Electoral Commission​'s free educational resources about an Australian citizen’s right to vote.

$ FREE

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ATO Tax, Super + You

financial literacy

Helping students take control of their tax and super. Years 7-12

$ FREE

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Ambleside Online

Charlotte Mason, christian

Charlotte Mason homeschool curriculum prepares children for a life of rich relationships with God, humanity, and the natural world

$ FREE

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Australian Curriculum Lessons

multi-subject

Free English, Mathematics, Science, History, PE, Health, Art, Geography and Technology lesson plans.

$ FREE

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Biggest Child Safety Lesson

safety, health, Australia

Daniel Morcombe Foundation.
Lesson as well as guides and resources.

$ FREE

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Caritas Australia

citizenship, christian

Curriculum and topic specific resources for teachers to embed social justice in the curriculum.

$ FREE

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Classroom Antartica

STEM, Australia, history, geography

Lesson plans on the global importance of Antarctica and Australia's role. Years 3-8.

$ FREE

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Conjuguemos

languages

Languages - Spanish, Latin, Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Korean

$ FREE

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Crackerjack Education

Aboriginal, Australia, multi-subject, history

Free Indigenous teaching resources

$ FREE

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EasyPeasy

christian, multi-subject

A free, all-in-one christian homeschool curriculum. Foundation - Year 8.

$ FREE

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First Languages Australia

Aboriginal, Australia, history, secondary

‘The living voices of our past giving strength to our future.’

$ FREE

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GamiLab

STEM

Find and create easy, fun and educational games.

$ FREE

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History for Kids

history

Enter ancient worlds, meet famous people and discover fascinating facts. Games and activities from the BBC.

$ FREE

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IDEA

entrepreneur, STEM, secondary

Develop digital, enterprise and employability skills for free

$ FREE

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Junior Landcare

Australia, geography, STEM

Environmental Education. Introduce children to caring for their local environment

$ FREE

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Lebanese Muslim Association

health, muslim

Family programs and educational information. Some free.

$ FREE

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Maritime Safety Authority

Australia, safety

Find out the effects of garbage & oil pollution on marine environments. Links to games and puzzles.

$ FREE

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Money Smart

financial literacy

Teaching kids about money. Activities for ages 5-18 to learn about money.

$ FREE

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NSW.gov.au Education

safety

NSW Boating Education Program. Includes a Marine Safety activity book.

$ FREE

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Origo at Home

STEM

Guidance and instruction for maths learning at home. K-6.

$ FREE

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ReSolve

STEM, secondary

Math resources inked to the Australian curriculum. Lesson plans for Year F-10.

$ FREE

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ReconciliationAustralia

Aboriginal, Australia, secondary

Extensive range of print resources available. See too Reconciliation Film Club and Share Our Pride websites.

$ FREE

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Scholastic at Home

multi-subject

16 downloadable worksheets for Years 1-3.

$ FREE

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SunSmart

health, Australia

Primary aged resources for safety in the Australian sun.

$ FREE

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