Parent Information

Below, we have put together a list of useful websites that may be of interest to you to assist you with information regarding the raising of children, their development and financial assistance.

Department of Human Services

The Department of Human Services has been set up by the Australian Government to give Australian families better access to government services

Raising Children Network

The complete Australian resource for parenting newborns to teens. On the Raising Children website, parents will find reliable and scientifically validated information and resources to support them in the day-to-day work of raising children and looking after their own needs.

Better Health Channel

The Better Health Channel (BHC) provides health and medical information that is quality assured, reliable, up to date, easy to understand, regularly reviewed and locally relevant. BHC does not have any advertising or sponsorship and is fully funded by the State Government of Victoria (Australia).

MyChild

The mychild.gov.au website is Australia's online child care portal. On this website you will find information on different types of child care and how to get assistance with the cost of child care. You can also search a database to find child care centres in your local area. In many cases, you will also be able to find the services' vacancy and fee information.

Kidsafe

Kidsafe, the Child Accident Prevention Foundation of Australia (CAPFA), was established in 1979. We are an independent, non-profit, non-government charitable foundation dedicated to the prevention of unintentional death, injury and associated disability to children.

Sids and Kids

SIDS and Kids is dedicated to saving the lives of babies and children during pregnancy, birth, infancy and childhood and supporting bereaved families.