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Family Assistance Office

Information about payments for families, including Child Care Benefit (CCB).

New South Wales Child Protection Helpline Website: www.community.nsw.gov.au

Mandatory Reporters*: 133 627 General Public: 132 111 (24 hours)

Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) www.deewr.gov.au Government policies and programs related to early childhood and child care

Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA)

My Child  www.mychild.gov.au

Information about children’s early learning, care and wellbeing.

Children's Services Central Website: E-mail: info@cscentral.org.au

Children's Services Central is funded by the Australian Government as the Professional Support Coordinator in NSW.

Early Childhood Intervention Australia (NSW)  www.ecia-nsw.org.au

Early Childhood Intervention Australia promotes the interests of young children with developmental delays and disabilities and their families.

Australian Childhood Foundation www.kidscount.com.au

This website provides information on child development and parenting issues including behaviour management and dealing with stress. There are activity suggestions for children and information on the latest research in child development.

Early Childhood Australia www.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au

Early Childhood Australia is the peak advocacy organisation for young children. Early Childhood Australia provides free online services to support carers and educators as part of their commitment to the care and education of children from birth to eight.

HealthInsite http://www.healthdirect.gov.au/

HealthInsite is the Australian Government's Internet gateway to reliable health information, with links to the websites of some of Australia's most authoritative health organisations.

Nutrition Australia www.nutritionaustralia.org

Nutrition Australia is a not-for-profit organisation, aimed at promoting health and wellbeing to all community members throughout Australia.

Life Without Barriers www.lwb.org.au

Fostering and Family/Community Services

Child Wise www.childwise.net

Child Wise is the only Australian based organisation specialising in the prevention and reduction of sexual abuse and exploitation of children with and Australian and international focus.

Multicultural Health Communication Service www.mhcs.health.nsw.gov.au

This website provides multicultural health information in up to 40 languages.

Raising Children Network raisingchildren.net.au

This website provides a range of information and resources for parenting and caring for children, from newborns to school age children.

Anaphylaxis Australia Inc www.allergyfacts.org.au

The Anaphylaxis Australia Inc website defines allergy facts and anaphylaxis. It contains helpful information for child care and health care workers, teachers, parents, carers and individuals with allergies. There are also practical ideas on reducing the risk of allergic reactions which may lead to anaphylaxis.

Healthy Kids www.healthykids.nsw.gov.au

The Healthy Kids website contains quick and easy ideas on healthy eating and being active. It includes information on healthy eating in child care, case studies and links.

The Cancer Council www.cancer.org.au/sunsmart

The Cancer Council Provides information on sun protection, with links to state branches and the SunSmart program for child care services.

Kids and Traffic www.kidsandtraffic.mq.edu.au

The Kids and Traffic, Early Childhood Road Safety Education Program, Macquarie University, aims to keep young children safe as passengers, pedestrians and at play.

SIDS and Kids www.sidsandkids.org

SIDS and Kids Online contains information and publications on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), grief and bereavement issues and and safe sleeping. There are free resources for parents, health professionals, researchers, teachers and children. There are also links to state based and international SIDS organisations.

The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)

My Child www.mychild.gov.au

This website provides information to families about Australian Government early learning and care initiatives and other issues that affect children.

Panania Child Care

Family and Community Links