Useful Websites

Department of Human Services: Family AssistanceChildcare BenefitChildcare Rebate

Department of Education: Belonging, Being, Becoming: The Early Years Learning Framework

Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)
A national entity that oversees important changes to early childhood and school age education and care

Nutrition Australia

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Information on staying healthy in childcare and preventing infectious diseases

Parenting and Child Health

Immunise Australia

Australian Childhood Immunisation Register 

My Child
Lists all long daycare services in Australia, including information on each centre’s fees, vacancies, contact details and quality ratings, as part of the National Quality Framework

Care for Kids
Australia’s most comprehensive directory to find, compare and contact a huge range of childcare services

Kids Safe
Current news and events, information sheets, resources and program information to help keep children safe


Raising Children
Resources for parents on birth to teenage years

Bub Hub
Online forums about children and parenting and info on local Early Childhood Health Centres. Free to join and packed with practical advice

Games, activities and recipe ideas, plus parenting advice and info on child-friendly events across Australia
A great school holiday activity resource

MCA Kids & Families
Explore all the great activities at the Museum of Contemporary Art with your child

Local sleep clinic for parents with restless children

Early Childhood Australia (ECA)
The peak early childhood advocacy body for young children

Australian Childcare Alliance
A not for profit representing 70 per cent of commercial long daycare services in Australia

Managing Angry Feelings in Children
A useful ebook for teaching developing self control and dealing with behaviours such as biting

Australian Childhood Immunisation Register

Australian Parenting Network 
Info for parents from a partnership of Australia’s leading early childhood agencies

Parenting and Child Health
Practical health info for parents

Nifty Benefits Childhood Nutrition Guide
Nutrition information for children based on the American dietary guidelines.