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'Raising Children Network' - This is an Australian Parenting website with fact sheets,
resources, ideas and practical advice for Parents of children of all ages. It provides reliable,
scientifically validated information and resources to support parents in the day-to-day
work of raising children, and looking after their own needs
http://www.raisingchildren.net.au

Triple P: Positive Parenting Program - fact sheets and resources to assist with parenting
and working with children of all ages. This course can now be completed online or in a
group near you
http://www.triplep-parenting.net.au/qld-uken/blog-and-more/watch-videos/triplep-online/

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1-2-3 Magic - parenting books and programs that have been designed by Psychologist, Dr Thomas W. Phelan to delivered effective, practical and easy-to-use parenting solutions to families and educators
https://www.123magic.com/positive-parenting-solutions/1-2-3-magic-6e-paperback.html

Parent Shop aims to increase Australian parents' competency by providing easy-to-use and effective parenting (and teaching) resources (including 1-2-3 Magic resources).  http://www.parentshop.com.au/

Early Years Count: Child Development and Care - This is a Queensland Government website with information and resources on parenting and child care in early childhood.  https://earlychildhood.qld.gov.au/

Kids Matter - Australian Primary Schools Mental Health Initiative
http://www.kidsmatter.edu.au/primary/

The Healthy Start website is a national strategy to provide information and assistance to parent with learning difficulties http://www.healthystart.net.au/

Health Direct: Provides easy access to quality information about health including some information on child development.
https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/life-stages

Child and Youth Health:  http://www.cyh.com/
This is a SA Government initiative is a comprehensive website that considers many factors for parents and children of all ages. It has four subgroups:

  • Parenting and Child Health
  • Kids' health
  • Teen Health
  • Young Adult Health

Happy Healthy Kidz Australia Inc. is a not-for-profit, non-government organisation established in 2012, and is the only association in Australia with the primary focus to reduce childhood obesity through the powerful medium of music and the arts. http://www.happyhealthykidz.com.au/

Jump Rope for Heart – initially an initiative of the Heart Foundation, Jump rope now runs many health initiatives for children  https://www.jumprope.org.au/

Go 4 your life is a Victorian Government website that provides information to parents and professional on encouraging healthy habits for children  https://www.education.vic.gov.au/Documents/school/principals/management/gfylplan.pdf

Kids Spot Australia is a pregnancy and parenting resource to help find activities for baby and children, clothing, baby equipment and furniture, birthday parties and supplies, educational resources plus recipes, kids holiday ideas and forums for mums  http://www.kidspot.com.au

Child Development Institute website provides information on child development, psychology, health issues, parenting and family life.  https://childdevelopmentinfo.com/

Community Child Health Service: https://www.childrens.health.qld.gov.au/chq/our-services/community-health-services/

13HEALTH (13 43 25 84): http://www.health.qld.gov.au/

Parentline: 1300 30 1300: http://www.parentline.com.au/

Parents with Disabilities online: http://www.disabledparents.net/

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Resources

Headway UK has an e-Booklet on  Parenting After a Brain Injury (PDF, 500kB)

The Department of Health website promotes programs for better health and active aging for all Australians. This link focuses on Child and Youth Health  http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/content/child-and-youth-health-1

Healthy Kids – Eat Well Get Active: A NSW Government join initiative between the Department of Health and Department of Education  https://www.healthykids.nsw.gov.au/teachers-childcare/live-life-well-@-school.aspx

This is a link to the 'Exceptional Parent' on-line Magazine  http://www.eparent.com

Australian Psychological Society (APS) has a number of Tip Sheets that may be helpful in parenting. These include:

Also visit the Australian Psychological Society (APS) Online Shop for a list of  a number of publications available for purchase  https://shop.psychology.org.au/




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Last updated: 6 April 2021