16 years old! In some states, this is the year they can get their drivers license. Many are working part-time. Most are still at school.
Suggestions: Puzzles and novelty gadgets are fairly safe, or check to see if they have any special interests, collections or musical interests. Buy books if you know their interests and are confident in your choice. If you know them well, you could try giving something usual to try to spark a new interest or expand their horizons. Or encourage them to get out and active.
- Booktopia Australian online bookshop with a massive range of books, ebooks and DVDs including lots of Australian titles. Ship as many physical books as you like and save with their flat rate for parcel mail with tracking for anyone with an Australian delivery address. Shipping to New Zealand and international available. Start with
- Coolthings – Everything from gadgets and gizmos to soft plush toys, cool lighting accessories and brain bending puzzles. They accept all major credit cards and electronic funds transfer. Based in Launceston, Tasmania with delivery Australia wide and free gift wrapping.
- Gifts Australia – massive range of gifts for all ages. Based in Sydney, delivers Australia wide. Check out their