The following are helpful links for families and educators to find additional information on aspects of Early Childhood Education and Care:
Starting Blocks | Early Education & Care
StartingBlocks.gov.au is a one-stop-shop that helps parents choose the best education and care for their children. New features are now available, including a fee estimator so families can compare services. Visit www.StartingBlocks.gov.au #StartingBlocksChildCare
Australian Children’s Education and Care Authority
This link contains information on the National Quality Framework for all children’s services, including the National Law and Regulations, The Early Years Learning Framework for children’s learning and other useful information for parents and carers.
Department of Education and Communities
The department regulates the operation of early childhood education and care services for children from birth to school. There are lots of useful information on topics such as types of services, finding a service for your child, financial support and information on regulations.
Services Australia (Formerly the Department of Human Services)
An Executive Agency of the Australian Government, responsible for delivering a range of welfare, health, child support payments and other services to eligible Australian citizens and permanent residents.
A website providing Free Australian health advice you can count on.
The "go to" place to inspire healthy eating, through information, education and Consultation
Immunise Australia Program
This website aims to increase national immunisation rates by providing and communicating information about immunisation.
Leadership and Innovation and skin Cancer prevention and early protection using a mult-faceted approach
Information and advice on safe sleeping
Maternal and Child Health Services
A 24hr tele service staffed by qualified maternal and child health nurses. They can be contacted on 132229
Early Childhood Australia
Is the peak early childhood advocacy organisation, acting in the interests of young children, their families and those in the early childhood field, you can find the Early Childhood Code of Ethics on this website!
Raising Children Network
Raising children network is an Australian website launched in 2006. It is funded by the Government of Australia as a mean to produce and maintain educational tools and resources for families raising children in Australia
Department of Education and Training Counselling, information and referral service for parents and carers with children from birth to eighteen years old.
Safety Centre - Royal Children's Hospital
Information on ways to prevent unintentional injury, including: car and road safety, poisoning, burns and scalds, falls, water safety, choking prevention and home safety.
Play it safe at home - Consumer Affairs Victoria
Information about safety and unsafe products in the home. The eSafety Commissioner is Australia’s national independent regulator for online safety. The eSafety website includes advice for parents and carers to help children have safe experiences online.
Australian Child & Adolescent Trauma, Loss & Grief Network (ACATLGN) - Australian National University
Resources for parents and professionals to understand the complex needs of children and young people.