Reference Sites

Student Portal

Click on the link above to access your DEC email, PRC and other Kids Space materials.

Google Australia

The worlds biggest search engine processing over 1 billion searches every day. Did you know that a googol is a number with a 1 and then 100 zeros after it? 

School A to Z

A fantastic website for students and parents that will help provide tools, tips and resources to assist with school and learning. Don't forget to download the great iPad App!

Dirpy (YouTube to MP3)

 Dirpy is an advanced DVR for your favorite online media. For example, use Dirpy to record your favorite YouTube videos to mp3s!


Download videos from YouTube and other social media to store on your PC, mash-up or add to presentations!

Tiny URL

Are you sick of posting URLs (Web addresses) in emails only to have it break when sent causing the recipient to have to cut and paste it back together? Then this really simple website is for you! Create easy to remember short URL's - and it's free!

Google Images

A great place to find pictures of just about anything or anyone.


The free encyclopedia that anyone can edit.

Google Earth

Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean. You can explore rich geographical content, save your toured places, and share with others.

Whereis Australia

Download step by step directions and imagery from satellite and road maps across Australia. A very useful site.

128km Radar Loop

Look at current Bureau of Meteorology radar images of Sydney. Great to see where actual storms are as they cross the city.

Flickr Creative Commons

People choose to offer their photos for you to use, which are free of copyright and license.


Cooliris is one of the fastest ways to browse photos and videos on the web. Allows you to scroll through photo walls as though you were in a gallery. Lots of fun!