Links

Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority oversees the implementation of the National Quality Framework (NQF) and works with the state and territory regulatory authorities, and has provided a very good list of resources for families.

National Quality Framework (NQF) is the result of an agreement between all Australian governments and work together to provide better educational and developmental outcomes for children using education and care service.

National Quality Standards (NQS) is a key aspect of the National quality Framework (NQF). It sets a high, national benchmark for early childhood education and care and outside school hours care services in Australia.

Kidsafe Australia is the leading non-government, not-for-profit charitable organisation, dedicated to preventing unintentional childhood injuries and reducing the resulting deaths and disabilities associated with injuries in children under the age of 15 years.

Poisons Information Centre NSW handles all poisons information calls from NSW, Tasmania and the ACT. After hours, calls from all of Australia are diverted to the NSW Poisons Information Centre.

Red Nose (Sids and Kids) aims to prevent the sudden and unexpected death of a baby or child through world-class research, advocacy and education for children and families in Australia.

Product Safety Australia ensure sthat products work safely. The Australian product safety system relies on the cooperation of consumers, suppliers, and government agencies.

Early Childhood Australia has developed a variety of resources for parents including children’s health and nutrition, separation anxiety, sleeping and transitions to school.

Cranes Community Support Programs is a not-for-profit community based organisation that assists in the identification and analysis of community needs, including children’s services. They are also on Facebook.

NSW Family Day Care Association is a hub of support, training and compliance to the network of Family Day Care services across New South Wales.

Royal Children’s Hospital is a great children’s hospital, leading the way in improving the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents through leadership in healthcare, research and education.

Raising Children Network is a complete resource for Australian parents, taking you from pregnancy to newborns to teenagers. We offer evidence-based content you can trust on hundreds of topics about raising children and looking after yourself as a parent.

Clarence Valley Women’s Refuge is a 24 hour crisis line on 02 66424955.

Sue Larkey is a highly qualified educator who has taught students with autism spectrum disorder in mainstream and special schools. Her mission is to inspire parents and educators.

Beyond Blue works to raise awareness of depression, anxiety and suicide prevention, reduce the stigma surrounding these issues and to encourage people to seek support when they need it.

Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect is a Community Services initiative where their main focus is on supporting vulnerable families and keeping children and young people safe from abuse and neglect.