Useful Links

We hope you find the following links helpful.

 


NSW Government – Family and Community Services

Website: www.community.nsw.gov.au

NSW Department of Education

Website: www.community.nsw.gov.au

NSW Government – Family Assistance

Website: www.familyassist.gov.au

NSW Department of Health

Website: www.health.nsw.gov.au

NSW Public Schools

Website: www.schools.nsw.edu.au

Family Relationships Online

An Australian Government initiative providing information on relationships, family, love and life, including parenting information.
Website: www.familyrelationships.gov.au

Tresillian Family Care

Australia’s largest child and family health organisation providing expert parenting advice to families during the early years.
Website: www.tresillian.net

Domestic Violence and Incest Resource Centre

Comprehensive resource for family violence and sexual abuse including national service directory.
Website: www.dvirc.org.au

Domestic Violence Support NSW

Website: www.domesticviolence.nsw.gov.au

Relationships Australia

Provides resources to couples, individuals and families to help enhance and support relationships.

Early Childhood Intervention Australia

An organisation of professionals and parents involved in promoting the interests of young children with developmental delays and disabilities and their families.
Website: www.ecia.org.au

Young Carers Website

A resource, focused on carers up to 25 years, providing information, support and contacts, as well as links to services available in States and Territories. Website:  www.youngcarers.net.au

Website: www.relationships.com.au

ABC Health Matters – Consumer Guides

Consumer guides on many aspects of the health system including finding a GP, saving on medicines, links to help find patient support groups, and much more.
Website: http://www.abc.net.au/health/healthyliving/healthconsumer/

Health Insite

A wide range of up-to-date and quality assessed information on a range of health topics.
Website: www.healthinsite.gov.au

Immunise Australia

Information on childhood immunisation.
Website: www.immunise.health.gov.au

Anaphylaxis Australia

Information and support for those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis.
Website: www.allergyfacts.org.au

Australian Guide to Healthy Eating

A national healthy food guide for Australia.
Website: www.health.gov.au

The Australian Nutrition Foundation

Promoting optimal health for all Australians by encouraging food variety and physical activity.
Website: www.nutritionaustralia.org

Child and Youth Health – Children’s, Youth and Women’s Health Service

Comprehensive information on breastfeeding, bottle feeding, starting solids and the nutritional value of healthy eating.
Provides a range of topics on parent’s rights and legal issues for children, young people and families.
Topics and information on managing your finances.
Website: www.cyh.com.au

Get up & Grow

Australian Government health initiative, Nutrition and healthy eating information for families and carers.
Website: www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/phd-gug-child-familybook

Eat well, Get Active

NSW Government and Heart Foundation provide information in relation to healthy lifestyle habits, activities and factsheets for families.
Website: www.healthykids.nsw.gov.au

Kids and Traffic

The Early Childhood Road Safety Education Program. This program Is part of the NSW Roads and Traffic Authority’s (RTA) Youth, Community and Education Program and a partnership between the RTA and Macquarie University.
Website: www.kidsandtraffic.mq.edu.au

NRMA

Road safety and education centre
Website: www.mynrma.com.au/about/education/children.htm

Kidsafe

Information and resources to help prevent childhood injury.
Website: www.kidsafensw.org

NSW Fire & Rescue

Website: www.fire.nsw.gov.au

Farm Safe Australia Inc

Information and resources to protect the health and safety of farmers, family members, workers and visitors to farms.
Website: www.farmsafe.org.au

Keep Watch

Information on water safety and resuscitation.
Website: www.keepwatch.com.au

Kids Alive Water Safety and Drowning prevention

Website: www.kidsalive.com.au

St John Ambulance

Information on handling emergencies and practical life-saving skills.
Website: www.stjohn.org.au

Sun Smart

Sun protection policies and practices for local government, schools and early childhood services, workplaces and sporting groups.
Website: www.sunsmart.com.au

Cybersmart Kids – The Australian Government

Advice on safe internet use to Australian parents and children.
Website: www.cybersmart.org

Australian Council on Children and the Media

Up-to-date information about media and children.
Website: www.childrenandmedia.org.au

Beyond Blue

A national initiative focusing on depression. Provides information and referral, including emergency contacts and contacts for bereaved parents and siblings.
Website: www.beyondblue.org.au

Black Dog Institute

Dedicated to improving understanding, diagnosis and treatment of depression and bipolar disorder. Includes professional support and services for clinicians.
Website: www.blackdoginstitute.org.au

Multicultural Mental Health Australia

Mental health resources, services and translated information in over 40 languages. Funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.
Website: www.mmha.org.au

Children of Parents with a Mental Illness (COPMI)

A site dedicated to promoting better mental health outcomes for children of parents with a mental illness, with resources for professionals working with these children and resources for family members. Funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.
Website: www.copmi.net.au

SANE Australia

Guidebooks, videos and fact sheets on mental illnesses and medication, as well as research reports, referral and advocacy for people with mental illness and their families.
Website: www.sane.org