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  • 8700 Find Your Ideal Figure

    What is a kilojoule (kJ)? Nearly everything we eat and drink provides our bodies with energy to fuel our basic body functions and physical activity. This energy is measured in kilojoules (kJ). When we are active, our bodies burn up more kJ energy. The average Australian adult consumes about 8700kJ a day find out more…

  • ACI: Home Enteral Nutrition Resources for Consumers

    Home enteral nutrition (HEN) is the giving of nutritional support either by mouth or by a feeding tube into the gastrointestinal tract in the home setting. People requiring nutritional support at home face a number of difficulties accessing clinical services, formula and equipment.

  • ADA – Australian Dental Association

    The Australian Dental Association is an organisation of dentists which has as its aim the encouragement of the health of the public and the promotion of the art and science of dentistry. There are Branches of the Association in all States and Territories. Membership is voluntary and over 90% of dentists in Australia are members. […]

  • ADA – Australian Dental Association NSW Branch

    ADA NSW is the prime membership association for dentists in NSW and the ACT. Established in 1929, we: help our members deliver the best possible oral health care to their patients promote oral health awareness in the community.  

  • as 1 diabetes

    This website provides explanations, ideas, links and references to assist everyone in your circle to gain a better understanding of diabetes and how it affects your life.  With knowledge comes confidence and support.

  • ASCIA: Anaphylaxis e-training (Community)

    ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training for first aid (community) has been developed by the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) in response to the recognised need for ready access to reliable and consistent anaphylaxis education throughout Australia and New Zealand.

  • Asthma Australia

    Asthma Australia provides education, training and advocacy for patients with asthma and linked conditions.

  • Australasian College of Dermatologists A – Z of Skin

    The Australasian College of Dermatologists is the medical college responsible for the training and professional development of medical practitioners in the specialty of dermatology. Dermatologists are qualified medical specialists who, through additional training, have obtained postgraduate qualifications to specialise in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of skin, nail and hair diseases and skin cancers.

  • Australian Breastfeeding Association/Breastfeeding Helpline

    The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is Australia’s largest breastfeeding information and support service.

  • Australian Childhood Foundation

    The Australian Childhood Foundation works to give children back the childhoods that have been stolen from them through no fault of their own. We work to help children who know only fear, anger, shame, loneliness and the deepest hurt, to re-connect with the world: to learn to trust, to feel safe, to develop self-confidence, to […]

  • Australian Childhood Immunisation Register

    A national register that records vaccinations given to children under seven years of age.

  • Australian Council on Children and the Media

    The Australian Council on Children and the Media (ACCM), incorporating Young Media Australia, is a unique national community organisation whose members share a strong commitment to the promotion of the healthy development of Australian children. Their particular interest and expertise is in the role that media experiences play in that development. The Australian Council on […]

  • Australian Hearing

    Australian Hearing is one of the largest hearing service providers in the world with a reputation for innovation and world-leading practices.  Australian Hearing provides subsidised services to clients with a disability under our Community Service Obligation.

  • Australian Podiatry Association NSW/ACT

    Podiatrists are health professionals specialising in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders of the foot and the lower limb. The Podiatrist’s scope of practice includes areas such as paediatrics, diabetes, sports injuries, structural problems, the treatment of the elderly as well as general foot care.  

  • Australian Society of Clinical Immunology & Allergy

    The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) is a professional medical organisation, comprised predominantly of clinical immunology and allergy medical specialists. The ASCIA membership also includes other medical practitioners, scientists and allied health professionals (mainly nurses and dietitians) who work in the areas of allergy and immunology.

  • Better Start For Children with Disability

    The Better Start for Children with Disability initiative provides funding for early intervention services. Each disability included in the Better Start program is subject to an eligibility threshold. These thresholds have been determined by the Department of Social Services.

  • Breastfeeding helpline

    Available 7 days a week on 1800 686 268. Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) counsellors are trained volunteers who provide counselling and breastfeeding information to any person seeking their help. All ABA counsellors have breastfed at least one baby for at least nine months.  

  • Cancer Australia

    Cancer Australia was established by the Australian Government in 2006 to benefit all Australians affected by cancer, and their families and carers. Cancer Australia works to reduce the impact of cancer and improve the well-being of those diagnosed by ensuring that evidence informs cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and supportive care.

  • CareSearch: Palliative Care Knowledge Network

    CareSearch is an online resource designed to help those needing relevant and trustworthy information and resources about palliative care. The website has been funded by the Australian Government ‘s Department of Health and Ageing. There are sections designed specifically for health professionals and others for patients, for carers, and for family and friends. All material […]

  • Cystic Fibrosis Australia

    Cystic Fibrosis organisations in Australia provide support and services to people with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and their carers and families. This is complemented by a commitment to research and a quality improvement program focussing on improved clinical care for people with CF. Each State and Territory (except Northern Territory) has a Cystic Fibrosis organisation devoted to […]

  • Diabetes Australia

    Diabetes Australia was established in 1984 as a national federated body comprising state and territory organisations supporting people with diabetes and those professional and research bodies particularly concerned with the treatment and prevention of diabetes

  • Diabetes Australia: Eating Well with Diabetes

    Choosing healthy foods and being active will help manage your blood glucose levels and your body weight. Healthy eating for people with diabetes is similar to recommendations for everyone so there is no need to prepare separate meals or buy special foods. Healthy eating can be enjoyed by the whole family.  

  • Diabetes NSW

    We are the New South Wales branch of Diabetes Australia which formed on 27 July 1938. Diabetes NSW works proactively to improve the day-to-day lives of people living with diabetes, help prevent diabetes-related complications and make things easier by educating carers, employers and the general public. We are Australia’s largest member-based non-profit organisation dedicated to people […]

  • Eat for Health

    The Australian Dietary Guidelines (the Guidelines) provide up-to-date advice about the amount and kinds of foods that we need to eat for health and wellbeing. The recommendations are based on scientific evidence, developed after looking at good quality research. By following the dietary patterns recommended in the Guidelines, we will get enough of the nutrients […]

  • Eczema Information at ascia

    Eczema occurs in around 1 in 5 infants, but usually improves with age. Many people who have eczema, especially infants, either have, or will develop other allergies. Although eczema can be effectively treated, no cures are currently available. 

  • Finish with the Right Stuff

    Finish with the Right Stuff is an exciting program launched by NSW Health to encourage children who participate in junior community sport to eat healthy and drink water after sport. Finish with the Right Stuff has partnered with Good Sports in NSW to further expand Finish with the Right Stuff in NSW.

  • Go4Fun

    Go4Fun is a FREE 10 week healthy lifestyle program for NSW kids aged 7-13 who are above a healthy weight. The program focuses on improving: Eating habits Fitness Confidence Go4Fun programs are led by trained qualified health professionals and take place after school, running parallel with school terms. Children and their families have fun and […]

  • Grow me Safely

    Kidsafe NSW recognises the importance of gardening with children to build life skills, inspire creativity, grow and harvest food, role model safe practices and a respect for nature. ‘grow me safely’ was developed to provide information for educators, parents and carers to engage children in gardening activities. The information provided is supported by injury data […]

  • Healthy Hips Australia

    Healthy Hips Australia is a national health promotion charity with a mission to increase the availability and accessibility of resources, education and support for people working with and impacted by hip dysplasia. This condition is also referred to as developmental dysplasia of the hip, DDH, ‘clicky’ hips, and  hip dislocation.

  • Healthy Kids

    The Healthy Kids website is a joint initiative of NSW Department of Health, NSW Department of Education and Communities and the Heart Foundation.  The website was built with the purpose of being a ‘one stop shop’ of information for parents and carers, teachers and childcare workers, health and other professionals and kid and teens about […]

  • Healthy School Canteens

    Increasing the availability of healthy food and drink options in school canteens to make the healthy choice, the easy choice. Find information for school leaders, canteen managers, parents, students and school communities.  

  • Heart Foundation: Jump Rope for Heart

    Jump rope for Heart is all about learning how to keep fit and healthy.

  • Hepatitis Australia

    Our mission is to provide leadership and advocacy on viral hepatitis and support partnerships for action to ensure the needs of Australians affected by or at risk of viral hepatitis are met.

  • Hepatitis NSW

    We work to prevent the transmission of viral hepatitis and to improve the health and well-being of affected people and communities.    

  • I Immunise

    When parents elect not to immunise their children, this affects those around them who may become vulnerable to disease due to insufficient herd immunity. At risk are newborn babies too young to be immunised, and individuals whose immune systems are compromised by disease or chemotherapy. The “I Immunise” campaign was formulated by a member of […]

  • Kid’s Helpline

    Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, confidential and anonymous 24 hour telephone and online counseling service specifically for young people aged between five to 18.

  • Kidney Health

    Kidney Health Australia is a not for profit organisation whose focus is to improve kidney health outcomes which lead to improvements to the quality of life for people with kidney and urinary tract diseases.

  • Kidsafe NSW

    Kidsafe is the leading non-government, not-for-profit charitableorganisation, dedicated to preventing unintentional childhood injuriesand reducing the resulting deaths and disabilities associated withinjuries in children under the age of 15 years.

  • KidsMatter

    KidsMatter aims to strengthen the mental health and wellbeing of children. This program covers Early Childhood, Primary and Transition to School and involves people who have a significant influence on children’s lives.  

  • Know Pathology Know Healthcare

    Australia’s pathology service is the best in the world, and we want to keep it that way. Know Pathology Know Healthcare is boosting awareness that: Pathology services are an essential part of almost all aspects of a patient’s healthcare Pathology saves lives Pathology reduces healthcare costs Pathology involves doctors who are specialists, scientists and sophisticated technologies Australian […]

  • Lab Tests Online

    All you need to know about pathology testingPathology tests are essential to modern medicine. They provide the information needed to make diagnoses, screen for illnesses and monitor treatment and medication. We’re here to help you understand them with up-to-date information written by practising Australian pathologists and senior laboratory scientists. Managed by the Australasian Association of Clinical […]

  • Live Life Well @ School

    Live Life Well @ School is a joint initiative between the NSW Department of Education and NSW Ministry of Health to: get more students, more active, more often focus on healthy eating habits.

  • Lung Foundation

    Lung Foundation Australia is a national organisation which was originally established as The Australian Lung Foundation in 1990 to provide support to patients and carers burdened by lung disease and to ensure lung health is a priority for all in Australia. 

  • Munch & Move

    Munch & Move is NSW Health initiative that supports the healthy development of children birth to 5 years by promoting physical activity, healthy eating and reduced small screen time (e.g. watching TV or DVDs, playing on computers and small hand-held games devices). Munch & Move offers training and resources to educators working in NSW early […]

  • My Health Record

    My Health Record is a secure online summary of your health information. You can control what goes into it, and who is allowed to access it. You can choose to share your health information with your doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers.

  • NAPCAN

    NAPCAN’s strategy is to bring about the changes necessary in individual and community behaviour to stop child abuse and neglect before it starts by: Promoting quality child abuse prevention researchPromoting quality research so that the causes and impact of child abuse and neglect can be better understood and effective ways to prevent it can be […]

  • National Asthma Council Australia

    National Asthma Council Australia is a not for profit organisation working to improve health outcomes and quality of life for people with asthma.

  • National Healthy School Canteens

    National Healthy School Canteens is part of the Australian Better Health initiative assisting school canteens to provide healthy food choices.

  • NPS MedicineWise

    Independent, evidence-based and not-for-profit, at NPS MEDICINEWISE we provide practical tools and information about medicines, health conditions and medical tests. We give individuals the tools and knowledge to help them make better decisions about their health and medicines and keep health professionals up to date with the latest evidenced-based information.

  • NSW Health: Child Personal Health Record (Blue Book)

    The ‘Blue Book’ is another name for the Personal Health Record. This booklet, bound in a blue plastic cover, is produced by the NSW Ministry of Health, and is given to all parents in NSW after the birth of a baby. The Blue Book is important for you and your child. It records your child’s health, […]

  • NSW Health: Immunisation Program

    The Immunise Australia Program aims to increase national immunisation rates by funding free vaccination programs, administering the Australian Childhood Immunisation register and communicating information about immunisation to the general public and health professionals.    

  • NSW Health: Make Healthy Normal

    With over half the adults in NSW overweight or obese, being unhealthy has become normal. Just a handful of belly fat increases risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke and type 2 diabetes. The good news? It’s never too late to make healthy normal. Find out more from Make Healthy Normal.

  • NSW Health: Maternity, Child, Youth and Paediatrics

    Formerly known as the Office of Kids and Families NSW Health, the Maternity, Child, Youth and Paediatrics branch of NSW Health provides a wide range of information and service support across the broad spectrum of Child and Family Health services.

  • NSW Health: Public Oral Health (Dental) Services

    The range of oral health services provided through the NSW public health system broadly includes dental services to children and adults according to criteria that target emergency situations, those in most need, dental education and oral health promotional services.   Operationally in NSW these services are delivered by each of the Local Health Districts.   […]

  • NSW Health: Youth Friendly General Practice Video

    The youth friendly general practice video informs young people about the breadth of the GP role, the confidentiality of the services that GPs provide, and encourages young people to access GPs. The video is a resource for schools, in particular as part of the PDHPE program. Teacher notes are available to accompany the video resource […]

  • NSW Poisons Information Centre

    Our mission is to provide high quality, up-to-date and evidence-based information regarding the risk assessment, management and treatment of human poisoning to the general public and health care professionals, across New South Wales 24 hours a day and after-hours to the remainder of Australia. We aim to be a focal point for toxicology education and […]

  • Optometry Australia: Your Eyes

    Optometrists are a source for all your eye health, vision and prescription eyewear needs. Here at Optometry Australia we think we have everything you need to ensure you and your family have good vision for life. We have information on: What happens in an eye exam Children’s vision Myopia Cataract Eye safety Eye health for parents Nutrition…. […]

  • Pain Australia

    Painaustralia is a national not-for-profit body established to improve the treatment and management of pain in Australia. We were formed in February 2011 to facilitate implementation of the National Pain Strategy (NPS), which was developed by more than 200 delegates at the Pain Summit held at Parliament House, Canberra, in March 2010. The goals of the National Pain […]

  • Pregnancy Birth and Baby

    Pregnancy, Birth and Baby is an Australian government initiative that offers free and confidential information, advice and counselling to women, their partners, friends and relatives about pregnancy, childbirth and your baby’s first year. It’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week online (www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au) and over the phone (1800 882 436).

  • Raising Children Network

    Supported by the Australian Government, Raising Children Network is the complete Australian resource for parenting newborns to teens. At raisingchildren.net.au parents can learn and access tools, support and resources as their children grow and develop.

  • Red Nose

    Our Vision A future where no child dies suddenly and unexpectedly during pregnancy, infancy or their pre-school years. Our Mission Saving the lives of babies and children during pregnancy, infancy and childhood and supporting bereaved families.

  • Reflux Infants Support Association

    Does your infant or child suffer from gastro-oesophageal reflux?Are you receiving the support and information you need? Caring for a baby or child who suffers from gastro-oesophageal reflux can be extremely stressful and you may find yourself on an emotional rollercoaster ride. You may not realise your experience and emotions can be perfectly normal for […]

  • Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children

    RIDBC Renwick Centre is Australia’s leading provider of professional development and research in the education of children with hearing or vision loss. Through the Renwick Centre, RIDBC helps to ensure that services for children and their families—across Australia and around the world—are based on current evidence and are delivered by skilled and knowledgeable professionals.

  • Royal Life Saving Society Australia. Make It Safe – Portable Pool Safety

    “Make It Safe”, the campaign aims to educate consumers on the risks of owning a portable pool and encouraging five simple safety steps to reduce the risks. People are urged to visit www.royallifesaving.com.au/makeitsafe for handy tips and resources.

  • Smart Eating For You

    Nutrition information, tips and recipes to help you eat well. All our information has been written by Accredited Practising Dietitians (APDs), and is reviewed regularly.So you can be sure this is the most up-to-date and credible nutrition info around!

  • StEPS: Statewide Eyesight Pre Schooler Screening

    The StEPS program is an initiative of NSW Health and offers all 4-year old children free vision screening.    

  • The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network A – Z Fact Sheets

    A range of factsheets on health and safety topics have been developed by Sydney Children’s Hospital, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Kaleidoscope Hunter Children’s Health Network. They aim to help you learn about your child’s illness and ways you can help improve their overall health and wellbeing, The fact sheets are for educational purposes only. […]

  • Tresillian Family Care Centres

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

  • Triple Zero Kids’ Challenge

    Kids, learn about what happens when you call Triple 000. Triple Zero Kids’ Challenge is an online game designed for children of kindergarten and primary school age. The game consists of nine safety scenarios.  

  • Vision Loss: Resources for Vision Impairment

    Designed by Guide Dogs NSW/ACT the website is believed to be the first of its kind in Australia dedicated to the issue of vision loss. Featuring sections on different vision conditions, information on local services, links to support groups and industry bodies, and an interactive discussion forum, it aims to provide eye-care professionals, people experiencing vision […]

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Links, .
  • Australian Breastfeeding Association/Breastfeeding Helpline

    The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is Australia’s largest breastfeeding information and support service.

  • Breastfeeding helpline

    Available 7 days a week on 1800 686 268. Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) counsellors are trained volunteers who provide counselling and breastfeeding information to any person seeking their help. All ABA counsellors have breastfed at least one baby for at least nine months.  

  • Karitane

    Karitane has been able to help families with young children who require treatment, support and assistance during the early years of parenting.

  • Tresillian Family Care Centres

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

Dads

Dads Links, .
  • Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations

    The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) is the national federation for the HIV community response. We provide leadership, coordination and support to the Australia’s policy, advocacy and health promotion response to HIV/AIDS.

  • Australian Men’s Shed Association (AMSA)

    Men’s Sheds are spaces for men and activities for men, including older men, and they have been set up in various locations across NSW.

  • Better Health Channel

    The Better Health Channel (BHC) provides health and medical information that is quality assured, reliable, up to date, easy to understand, regularly reviewed and locally relevant. BHC does not have any advertising or sponsorship and is fully funded by the State Government of Victoria (Australia). The Better Health Channel provides health and medical information to […]

  • beyondblue

    beyondblue is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to increase awareness and understanding of depression and anxiety in Australia and to reduce the associated stigma.

  • beyondblue: Dadvice

    Any parent will tell you that raising kids is one of the biggest, most rewarding challenges you’ll face in life. They’ll probably also tell you that things feel hardest when it’s all new and you’re still figuring out how to dismantle the pram without losing a thumb. That’s why we’ve been following a group of […]

  • beyondblue: Healthy Families

    Healthy Families is all about giving you the information, knowledge and confidence to support the young people in your life – whether you’re a parent, guardian, grandparent, a favourite uncle or an awesome auntie. We’re also here to help you take care of your own mental health and wellbeing, especially if you’re a new parent […]

  • beyondblue: Just Speak Up

    Just SpeakUp Postnatal Depression information and resources from beyondblue.

  • beyondblue: Pregnancy and New Parents

    Check out our information for new and expectant parents, covering everything from bonding with your baby to spotting the signs of anxiety and depression.

  • Black Dog Institute

    Black Dog Institute is a national not for profit concerned with mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder.

  • Cancer Council

    As Australia’s peak national non-government cancer control1 organisation, Cancer Council Australia advises the Australian Government and other bodies on practices and policies to help prevent, detect and treat cancer. We also advocate for the rights of cancer patients for best treatment and supportive care.

  • Cancer Institute NSW

    The Cancer Institute NSW is Australia’s first statewide, government-funded cancer control agency.

  • Dads in Distress

    DIDSS has impacted literally thousands of families, saved untold men on the brink of suicide, and seen many children reunited with their fathers, grandparents and extended families. DIDSS Support Groups or field workers operate in just about every State in Australia with some 150 volunteers, plus several funded support staff including a national manager, three […]

  • Family Planning NSW

    Family Planning NSW is the state’s leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services. We are experts on contraception, pregnancy options, STIs, sexuality and sexual function, menstruation, menopause, common gynaecological and vaginal problems, cervical screening, breast awareness and men’s health.

  • Family Relationship Advice Line

    The Family Relationship Advice Line (1800 050 321) is available from 8 am to 8 pm, Monday to Friday, and 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday (local time), except national public holidays.

  • Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service

    The Get Healthy Service is a telephone service aimed at providing information and ongoing support for adults in relation to: healthy eating. physical activity. achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. The Get Healthy Service is delivered by Healthyways Australia, an organization who has significant experience running health coaching programs.  All of the Get Healthy Coaches are universally qualified […]

  • Heart Foundation

    The Heart Foundation saves lives and improves health through funding world-class cardiovascular research, guidelines for health professionals, informing the public and assisting people with cardiovascular disease.

  • Heart Foundation Walking Groups

    If your looking for fun, social and easy way to get active, why not join the Heart Foundation Walking today.  As Australia’s largest network of free walking groups, you are sure to find a group to suit you.

  • iCanQuit

    iCanQuit this site provides information on methods of quitting, getting started and staying quit.

  • Interrelate

    Interrelate provides services that strengthen and support all of the relationships in your life – with yourself, your partner, your family, your children and during life’s transitions such as becoming a parent, grandparent, divorce and separation and forming a stepfamily. Our focus is always on what is best for the children in the family. Regardless […]

  • Lifeline

    Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

  • Lung Foundation

    Lung Foundation Australia is a national organisation which was originally established as The Australian Lung Foundation in 1990 to provide support to patients and carers burdened by lung disease and to ensure lung health is a priority for all in Australia. 

  • Man Therapy – beyondblue

    This website is a toolkit, enabling you to learn more, providing you strategies designed to protect your wellbeing and to guide you to professional treatment if/when you require support.

  • MensLine Australia

    MensLine Australia is a professional telephone and online support, information and referral service, helping men to deal with relationship problems in a practical way.

  • Mind Health Connect

    We know there’s a lot of information out there on stress, anxiety and depression but finding what’s relevant and trustworthy can be a confusing process. mindhealthconnect is here to point you in the right direction and enable you to take those first positive steps towards a healthier you. Use our unique Guided Search Tool or browse the Library to find quality resources […]

  • NSW Government Office of Sport and Recreation

    Find out about over 70 sport and recreational activities including how to participate, links to state sport associations and local clubs.

  • NSW Health: Drug and Alcohol Fact Sheets

    This site provides information on Drug and Alcohol issues.

  • NSW Health: Immunisation Program

    The Immunise Australia Program aims to increase national immunisation rates by funding free vaccination programs, administering the Australian Childhood Immunisation register and communicating information about immunisation to the general public and health professionals.    

  • NSWSTI Programs Unit

    The New South Wales Sexually Transmissible Infections Units (NSW STIPU) work is guided by the New South Wales Sexually Transmissible Infections and HIV Strategies. These strategies aim to reduce HIV and STIs and associated morbidity and mortality in NSW by working with priority populations, the public and private health system to build capacity for prevention, […]

  • Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia PANDA

    PANDA’s National Perinatal Depression Helpline, funded by the Australian and Victorian Governments, provides vital support, information, referral and counselling to thousands of Australian parents and their families.  Callers do not need to have a diagnosis of antenatal or postnatal depression to make contact with the Helpline, PANDA is keen to support any new parent struggling […]

  • SANE Australia

    Mental health-related information, tips, links and online help.

  • Sexual Health Plus

    The Sexual Health Plus section of the NSW Health website provides a portal with links to NSW Health strategies, reports, services, policy directives and guidelines; as well as national research, policies and agencies relating to sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses (BBVs). Sexual Health Info Line 1800 451 624

  • The Shed Online

    The Shed Online is a social community for men to socialise, network, make friends and share skills. Founded by beyondblue.

  • Tresillian Family Care Centres

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

Finance/Housing/Legal

Finance/Housing/Legal Links, .
  • Chronic Disease Management Plan

    People with a chronic medical condition may be able to get Medicare benefits to cover allied health services that help manage their condition.

  • Chronic Medical Condition Assistance

    The Australian Government provides financial support to help people with a chronic medical condition. You can claim benefits and payments for certain health care services and equipment.

  • Continence Aids Payment Scheme

    The CAPS is an Australian Government Scheme that provides a payment to assist eligible people who have permanent and severe incontinence to meet some of the costs of their incontinence products.

  • Department of Human Services Payment Finder

    Select the options that describe your circumstances then explore a suggested list of possible Centrelink and Medicare payments and services online.

  • Department of Human Services: Concession and Health Care Cards

    Concession and health care cards can help you access cheaper health care services and medicines.

  • Department of Human Services: Family and Domestic Violence

    We support people experiencing family and domestic violence by providing information, resources and referrals.

  • Department of Human Services: Immunising Your Children

    Some of our payments can only be paid for children who have been immunised or have an approved immunisation exemption.

  • Department of Human Services: Job Seekers

    Find a range of information on payments and services for job seekers.

  • DHS: Separated Parents Child Support Information

    We can help you with your child support choices, which are designed to work for both parents and non-parent carers (for example, grandparents, legal guardians or other family members) while maintaining the welfare and best interest of the children involved. We can also help with support services to assist with other aspects of separation.  

  • Energy Rebates: NSW Trade and Investment

    The NSW Government offers a number of rebates to help customers pay their energy bills. These rebates include the: Low Income Household Rebate – for customers who hold eligible concession cards issued by the Federal Department of Human Services or the Department of Veterans Affairs; Family Energy Rebate – available to customers who have received […]

  • Family Court of Australia

    The Family Court of Australia, through its specialist judges and staff, assists Australians to resolve their most complex legal family disputes. 

  • Housing NSW

    Pay for Housing NSW Rent and Other Bills Find a Public Housing Office Social Housing Programs and Initiatives Apply for Public Housing Public Housing Assistance All About Financing Your Home Purchase All About Financial Rental Assistance Long Term Leasing Program Programs and Grants Private Rental Assistance Housing Appeals Process

  • Interrelate – Mediation & Dispute Resolution

    Interrelate provides a mediation to help separated parents and other family members resolve minor differences or serious conflicts. It is a simple, inexpensive form of alternate dispute resolution that does not involve legal action.

  • Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (IPTAAS)

    Transport for Health provides a range of transport and travel assistance to people who cannot use or have difficulty using public and/or private transport or who are disadvantaged by distance. Transport for Health includes the Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (IPTAAS).  

  • jobactive

    jobactive helps both employers and job seekers. At no cost to you, it can find the right staff for your business – or, if you’re looking for work, it can find jobs that are a good fit for you.

  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy Support for Job Seekers

    The Skills for Education and Employment program provides language, literacy and numeracy training to job seekers who find it hard to get work. Job seekers are referred to the program by the Department of Human Services, Employment Service Providers including the Remote Jobs and Communities Program.

  • Law Access NSW

    What is LawAccess NSW?LawAccess NSW is a free government telephone service that provides legal information, referrals and in some cases, advice for people who have a legal problem in NSW. 1300 888 529

  • Law Term Finder

    This LawTermFinder homepage gives access to an online termbank of words and phrases frequently used in Australian Family Law. Its compilation is a joint project between theAttorney General’s Department and Macquarie University’sTermFinder group, in the Centre for Language Sciences. Legal consultants to the project are from Macquarie Law School, theANU College of Law, and a barrister […]

  • Legal Aid

    Legal Aid NSW helps people with their legal problems. Our legal services include legal advice, help at court and family dispute resolution. We can help in most areas of criminal law, family law and civil law.

  • Moneysmart

    Free and impartial financial guidance and tools you can trust.

  • Moneysmart: Urgent Money Help

    Are you behind on your bills and struggling to cover your rent or afford food? Whatever your situation, there are services that can help you.

  • My Future

    myfuture is Australia’s free, online, interactive career information and exploration service. The website allows you to actively explore career options and make informed career decisions. As well as using myfuture to develop a career plan, you can use it to research options for further study or training. You can also access information on occupations, industries, […]

  • mychild.gov.au

    The mychild.gov.au website is Australia’s online child care portal. On this website you will find information on different types of child care and how to get assistance with the cost of child care. You can also search a database to find child care centres in your local area. In many cases, you will also be […]

  • NAPCAN

    NAPCAN’s strategy is to bring about the changes necessary in individual and community behaviour to stop child abuse and neglect before it starts by: Promoting quality child abuse prevention researchPromoting quality research so that the causes and impact of child abuse and neglect can be better understood and effective ways to prevent it can be […]

  • NSW Fair Trading

    NSW Fair Trading safeguards the rights of all consumers and advises business and traders on fair and ethical practice. We provide services directly to individuals and businesses to create a fair, safe and equitable marketplace. The laws we administer set the rules for fairness in the countless daily transactions between consumers and traders. We investigate […]

  • NSW Family and Community Services

    Community Services’ main focus is on supporting vulnerable families and keeping children and young people safe from abuse and neglect. We work closely with other government departments, non-government organisations (NGOs) and the community to achieve this.

  • NSW Police Online

    The NSW Police Force is Australia’s oldest and largest police organisation and one of the biggest in the English speaking world serves a population of seven million in the state of New South Wales, an 801,600 square kilometre area comparable in size to Texas in the USA and double the combined geographic areas of England, […]

  • Service NSW

    Service NSW offers a broad range of NSW Government services and transactions through three service channels: A new, easy-to-use customer friendly website 18 service centres to begin with and extended opening hours (7am-7pm weekdays and 9am-3pm on Saturdays) a 24/7 telephone service answered by a real person in NSW

  • The Federal Register of Legislation

    The Federal Register of Legislation incorporates all content previously published on ComLaw including the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments and the Acts database established under the Acts Publication Act 1905.

Mums

Mums Links, .
  • Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations

    The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) is the national federation for the HIV community response. We provide leadership, coordination and support to the Australia’s policy, advocacy and health promotion response to HIV/AIDS.

  • Better Health Channel

    The Better Health Channel (BHC) provides health and medical information that is quality assured, reliable, up to date, easy to understand, regularly reviewed and locally relevant. BHC does not have any advertising or sponsorship and is fully funded by the State Government of Victoria (Australia). The Better Health Channel provides health and medical information to […]

  • beyondblue

    beyondblue is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to increase awareness and understanding of depression and anxiety in Australia and to reduce the associated stigma.

  • beyondblue: Healthy Families

    Healthy Families is all about giving you the information, knowledge and confidence to support the young people in your life – whether you’re a parent, guardian, grandparent, a favourite uncle or an awesome auntie. We’re also here to help you take care of your own mental health and wellbeing, especially if you’re a new parent […]

  • beyondblue: Just Speak Up

    Just SpeakUp Postnatal Depression information and resources from beyondblue.

  • beyondblue: Pregnancy and New Parents

    Check out our information for new and expectant parents, covering everything from bonding with your baby to spotting the signs of anxiety and depression.

  • beyondblue: Resources for Women

    1 in 5 women in Australia will experience depression and 1 in 3 women will experience anxiety during their lifetime: beyondblue provides information and support for Women experiencing depression and anxiety.

  • Black Dog Institute

    Black Dog Institute is a national not for profit concerned with mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder.

  • Breast Screen NSW

    One in nine women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. The best time to treat breast cancer is when it is still very small. Screening mammograms are the best way of finding breast cancer early.

  • Cancer Council

    As Australia’s peak national non-government cancer control1 organisation, Cancer Council Australia advises the Australian Government and other bodies on practices and policies to help prevent, detect and treat cancer. We also advocate for the rights of cancer patients for best treatment and supportive care.

  • Cancer Institute NSW

    The Cancer Institute NSW is Australia’s first statewide, government-funded cancer control agency.

  • Cervical Screening NSW

    Regular Pap tests can reduce your risk of being diagnosed with cervical cancer by up to 96%. Make an appointment with your doctor or nurse today.

  • Continence Foundation of Australia

    The Continence Foundation of Australia is the peak body for continence promotion, management and advocacy.  Our main aims are to:   raise community awareness about bladder and bowel health and the prevention of incontinence  educate people about treatment and management options for incontinence  encourage people with bladder or bowel control problems to seek professional help – no matter how small their problem […]

  • Family Planning NSW

    Family Planning NSW is the state’s leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services. We are experts on contraception, pregnancy options, STIs, sexuality and sexual function, menstruation, menopause, common gynaecological and vaginal problems, cervical screening, breast awareness and men’s health.

  • Family Relationship Advice Line

    The Family Relationship Advice Line (1800 050 321) is available from 8 am to 8 pm, Monday to Friday, and 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday (local time), except national public holidays.

  • Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service

    The Get Healthy Service is a telephone service aimed at providing information and ongoing support for adults in relation to: healthy eating. physical activity. achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. The Get Healthy Service is delivered by Healthyways Australia, an organization who has significant experience running health coaching programs.  All of the Get Healthy Coaches are universally qualified […]

  • Heart Foundation

    The Heart Foundation saves lives and improves health through funding world-class cardiovascular research, guidelines for health professionals, informing the public and assisting people with cardiovascular disease.

  • Heart Foundation Healthy Eating Mums United

    It’s amazing what can be achieved when we all work together – this is why we are asking mums across Australia to unit in their quest to raise a healthier active family.  The Heart Foundation provides everything you will need to take action.

  • Heart Foundation Walking Groups

    If your looking for fun, social and easy way to get active, why not join the Heart Foundation Walking today.  As Australia’s largest network of free walking groups, you are sure to find a group to suit you.

  • iCanQuit

    iCanQuit this site provides information on methods of quitting, getting started and staying quit.

  • Interrelate

    Interrelate provides services that strengthen and support all of the relationships in your life – with yourself, your partner, your family, your children and during life’s transitions such as becoming a parent, grandparent, divorce and separation and forming a stepfamily. Our focus is always on what is best for the children in the family. Regardless […]

  • Jean Hailes For Women’s Health

    Jean Hailes is a national not-for-profit organisation providing a range of health services for women across Australia. Jean Hailes aims to: Provide independent, up-to-date education programs for women and their health practitioners Conduct important women’s health research Offer a comprehensive women’s healthcare clinic Our educators work alongside clinicians and researchers to translate the latest findings […]

  • Lifeline

    Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

  • Lung Foundation

    Lung Foundation Australia is a national organisation which was originally established as The Australian Lung Foundation in 1990 to provide support to patients and carers burdened by lung disease and to ensure lung health is a priority for all in Australia. 

  • Mind Health Connect

    We know there’s a lot of information out there on stress, anxiety and depression but finding what’s relevant and trustworthy can be a confusing process. mindhealthconnect is here to point you in the right direction and enable you to take those first positive steps towards a healthier you. Use our unique Guided Search Tool or browse the Library to find quality resources […]

  • NSW Government Office of Sport and Recreation

    Find out about over 70 sport and recreational activities including how to participate, links to state sport associations and local clubs.

  • NSW Health: Drug and Alcohol Fact Sheets

    This site provides information on Drug and Alcohol issues.

  • NSW Health: Immunisation Program

    The Immunise Australia Program aims to increase national immunisation rates by funding free vaccination programs, administering the Australian Childhood Immunisation register and communicating information about immunisation to the general public and health professionals.    

  • NSW Health: Women NSW

    Women NSW aims to improve the lives of women in NSW by achieving justice and equality for the women of NSW through policy, innovation and collaboration. We work with other agencies, community organisations and inter-governmental networks to ensure a fairer and more equal outcome for all women.

  • NSWSTI Programs Unit

    The New South Wales Sexually Transmissible Infections Units (NSW STIPU) work is guided by the New South Wales Sexually Transmissible Infections and HIV Strategies. These strategies aim to reduce HIV and STIs and associated morbidity and mortality in NSW by working with priority populations, the public and private health system to build capacity for prevention, […]

  • Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia PANDA

    PANDA’s National Perinatal Depression Helpline, funded by the Australian and Victorian Governments, provides vital support, information, referral and counselling to thousands of Australian parents and their families.  Callers do not need to have a diagnosis of antenatal or postnatal depression to make contact with the Helpline, PANDA is keen to support any new parent struggling […]

  • Pregnancy Birth and Baby

    Pregnancy, Birth and Baby is an Australian government initiative that offers free and confidential information, advice and counselling to women, their partners, friends and relatives about pregnancy, childbirth and your baby’s first year. It’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week online (www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au) and over the phone (1800 882 436).

  • SANE Australia

    Mental health-related information, tips, links and online help.

  • Sexual Health Plus

    The Sexual Health Plus section of the NSW Health website provides a portal with links to NSW Health strategies, reports, services, policy directives and guidelines; as well as national research, policies and agencies relating to sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses (BBVs). Sexual Health Info Line 1800 451 624

  • The Women’s A – Z Fact Sheets

    The fact sheets on this site are managed by the Women’s Consumer Health Information team. We come from writing, editing and communications backgrounds and specialise in bridging the gap between health professionals and women. We work with women and health professionals to find out what the information needs are and the best ways to deliver […]

  • Tresillian Family Care Centres

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

Parent Support

Parent Support Links, .
  • Ambulance Service of NSW

    The Ambulance Service of NSW website will provide you with a range of information on Ambulance – what they do, how to access services and call for an ambulance in a medical emergency, important patient and community information, employment opportunities and contact details.

  • Angel Flight

    Angel Flight is a charity that coordinates non-emergency flights to help country people trying to deal with the triple trouble of bad health, poor finances and daunting distance. All flights are free and may involve patients travelling to medical facilities anywhere in Australia.

  • Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network

    Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network links parents, members of the community and professionals to share experiences and resources on the care of children and youth experiencing the impact of trauma, loss and grief.

  • Australian Unity: Home Service

    Tailored support so you can remain independent and spend more time doing the things you enjoy. Our home services are suitable for people of all ages and abilities who would like to receive extra support to get the most out of life.

  • Autism Spectrum Australia

    Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is a not for profit provider of services and assistance to people with autism and their families. We rely on donations and community support and are endorsed as a deductible gift recipient by the Australian Taxation Office. Under About Us, you will find details about autism, the organisation and how to contact […]

  • beyondblue: Pregnancy and Early Parenthood

    Depression and anxiety can happen at any time – but we know women are more likely to experience these during pregnancy and the year following birth.  Find out more from beyondblue

  • beyondblue: Pregnancy and New Parents

    Check out our information for new and expectant parents, covering everything from bonding with your baby to spotting the signs of anxiety and depression.

  • beyondblue: Resources for Women

    1 in 5 women in Australia will experience depression and 1 in 3 women will experience anxiety during their lifetime: beyondblue provides information and support for Women experiencing depression and anxiety.

  • Caring for Someone – My Aged Care

    Caring for someone can be challenging, both emotionally and physically. It can also be a rewarding experience. However, from time to time carers may need some extra help and support. This could include counselling or advocacy for you as a carer, or respite services for the person you care for – which would allow you […]

  • Department of Human Services: Family and Domestic Violence

    We support people experiencing family and domestic violence by providing information, resources and referrals.

  • Deptartment of Human Services: Medicare

    Medicare usually covers: •free or subsidised treatment by health professionals such as doctors, specialists, optometrists and in specific circumstances dentists and other allied health practitioners •free treatment and accommodation as a public Medicare patient in a public hospital •75% of the Medicare Schedule fee for services and procedures if you are a private patient in […]

  • Deptartment of Human Services: Medicare Card

    Everyone who lives in Australia—except Norfolk Island residents—is eligible for a Medicare card. A New Zealand citizen who is living in Australia may also enrol if they provide the required documentation.

  • EnableNSW

    EnableNSW provides equipment, and in some cases attendant care, to assist eligible residents of NSW with a permanent or long-term disability.

  • Families NSW

    Families NSW is the NSW Government’s overarching strategy to enhance the health and wellbeing of children up to 8 years and their families. Families NSW does this by: helping parents to build their skills and confidence in parenting supporting parents and carers so they can respond to problems early building communities that support children and […]

  • Family Mental Health Support Services (FMHSS)

    FMHSS aims to improve mental health outcomes for children and young people, and their families. FMHSS provides early intervention support to assist vulnerable families with children and young people who are at risk of, or affected by, mental illness.  These services support parents to reduce stress and enable young people to reach their potential

  • Family Relationship Advice Line

    The Family Relationship Advice Line (1800 050 321) is available from 8 am to 8 pm, Monday to Friday, and 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday (local time), except national public holidays.

  • Family Relationship Centres

    Family Relationship Centres are a source of information and confidential assistance for families at all stages in their lives. Centres have a focus on providing family dispute resolution (mediation) to enable separating families achieve workable parenting arrangements outside the Court system. Whether you are going through separation, starting a relationship, want to make your relationship […]

  • Family Relationships Online

    Family Relationships Online is a key component in Government support for building better family relationships.

  • Fire and Rescue NSW – Home Fire Safety

    Statistics reveal that almost half of all home fires are started in the kitchen and 43% of all fire fatalities occur in winter. The key to reducing the risk of fire occurring in your home and to surviving a house fire is being prepared. Everyone in your household should understand what risks there are in […]

  • Health Direct: Symptom Checker

    Are you experiencing pain or other symptoms and not sure what they mean or what to do?  The healthdirect Symptom Checker guides you to the appropriate healthcare action: if you need to see a doctor or go to your nearest hospital or emergency department. It helps you understand symptoms and possible signs of illness, causes […]

  • Healthy Hips Australia

    Healthy Hips Australia is a national health promotion charity with a mission to increase the availability and accessibility of resources, education and support for people working with and impacted by hip dysplasia. This condition is also referred to as developmental dysplasia of the hip, DDH, ‘clicky’ hips, and  hip dislocation.

  • Healthy Kids Association

    Healthy Kids Association is a non-profit, non-government health promotion charity based in Sydney, Australia. Our mission is to promote and influence healthy food choices for children. Nowadays, one in four children in Australia are classified as being overweight or obese. Our children are our future and we believe teaching healthy eating habits at a young […]

  • How Is Dad Going?

    ‘How is Dad Going?’ has been created by lots of great people at PANDA and beyond, most of them are dads themselves you’ll be glad to know. Sometimes it’s only when we hear from other dads that stuff makes sense or we can take it on. ‘How is Dad Going?’ is meant to complement the […]

  • I’ve Been There

    I’ve Been There is a website for young parents to find out more about pregnancy and parenting, as well as some of the mental health problems that are common during this time.

  • Inside Radiology

    “InsideRadiology” provides consumers and health professionals with free and easily accessible accurate, up to date, credible information about medical imaging tests and procedures. All information items have been written by experts and edited by a team of specialised consumer writers to make them easy to read and understand. If you are unsure or have concerns […]

  • Interrelate – Family Relationship Centres

    Family Relationship Centres are a source of information and confidential assistance for families at all stages in their lives. These Centres have a focus on providing family dispute resolution (mediation) to enable separating families achieve workable parenting arrangements outside the Court system. Whether you are going through separation, starting a relationship, want to make your […]

  • Karitane

    Karitane has been able to help families with young children who require treatment, support and assistance during the early years of parenting.

  • Karitane My Baby and Me

    Karitane My Baby and Me is a website that is full of practical parenting advice on the most common challenges faced by parents with babies and young children. It’s optimised for mobiles, providing “parenting help where and when you need it!”

  • Kidsafe NSW

    Kidsafe is the leading non-government, not-for-profit charitableorganisation, dedicated to preventing unintentional childhood injuriesand reducing the resulting deaths and disabilities associated withinjuries in children under the age of 15 years.

  • Let’s Read

    Let’s Read is a national early literacy initiative that promotes reading with children from birth to five years. Let’s Read was developed by the Centre for Community Child Health at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and the Royal Children’s Hospital.

  • Lifeline

    Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

  • Mind Health Connect

    We know there’s a lot of information out there on stress, anxiety and depression but finding what’s relevant and trustworthy can be a confusing process. mindhealthconnect is here to point you in the right direction and enable you to take those first positive steps towards a healthier you. Use our unique Guided Search Tool or browse the Library to find quality resources […]

  • My Hospitals

    My Hospitals: presents information on hospitals throughout Australia.

  • mychild.gov.au

    The mychild.gov.au website is Australia’s online child care portal. On this website you will find information on different types of child care and how to get assistance with the cost of child care. You can also search a database to find child care centres in your local area. In many cases, you will also be […]

  • National Healthy School Canteens

    National Healthy School Canteens is part of the Australian Better Health initiative assisting school canteens to provide healthy food choices.

  • National Public Toilet Map

    The National Public Toilet Map (the Map) shows the location of more than 14,000 public and private public toilet facilities across Australia. Details of toilet facilities can also be found along major travel routes and for shorter journeys as well. Information is provided about each toilet, such as location, opening hours, availability of baby change […]

  • Northcott

    Northcott is an innovative and dynamic not-for-profit organisation that provides support to more than 11,400 people with a broad range of disabilities and their families and carers across NSW and the ACT by providing a range of services which promote a genuinely inclusive society. Some people with rare or lesser known disabilities find Northcott to […]

  • NSW Department of Education and Communities

    The NSW Department of Education & Communities provides information on a wide variety of education and training issues including early childhood, finding a school in your area and TAFE.

  • NSW Government Directory

    The Service NSW Government Directory allows you to find the current contact details for government departments, agencies, boards committees and trusts within New South Wales.  

  • NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian

    The Office of the Children’s Guardian works to improve the protection of children in NSW by helping organisations, employers and individuals understand the meaning, importance and benefits of being child‑safe.

  • NSW Sexual Health Clinics

    For sexual health information and advice, or to find your closest appropriate sexual health service, call the NSW Sexual Health Information Line on 1800 451 624.

  • Partners In Depression

    Partners in Depression is a group education program designed to address the information and support needs of those who care for or love a person experiencing depression. It is a six session program run by two facilitators in community settings. The six session format of the program includes coverage of the following topics: Session 1 […]

  • Play Group Australia

    Find your nearest playgroup.

  • Popular Baby Names

    Every baby born in NSW is registered with the NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages. This information has been collected by the NSW Government since 1788. Using the Baby Name Explorer, you can browse through more than a century of the top 1200 baby names in NSW. Name data in the Explorer is an […]

  • Positive Parenting Program (Triple P)

    “The Triple P program is not telling us how to be a parent; it’s giving us the tools to be better at it.” Louise, mum of two. Kids don’t come with an instruction manual. Whether you’re a mum, dad, single parent family, step parenting or a carer – the Triple P positive parenting program can […]

  • Pregnancy Birth and Baby

    Pregnancy, Birth and Baby is an Australian government initiative that offers free and confidential information, advice and counselling to women, their partners, friends and relatives about pregnancy, childbirth and your baby’s first year. It’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week online (www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au) and over the phone (1800 882 436).

  • Raising Children Network

    Supported by the Australian Government, Raising Children Network is the complete Australian resource for parenting newborns to teens. At raisingchildren.net.au parents can learn and access tools, support and resources as their children grow and develop.

  • Red Nose

    Our Vision A future where no child dies suddenly and unexpectedly during pregnancy, infancy or their pre-school years. Our Mission Saving the lives of babies and children during pregnancy, infancy and childhood and supporting bereaved families.

  • Reflux Infants Support Association

    Does your infant or child suffer from gastro-oesophageal reflux?Are you receiving the support and information you need? Caring for a baby or child who suffers from gastro-oesophageal reflux can be extremely stressful and you may find yourself on an emotional rollercoaster ride. You may not realise your experience and emotions can be perfectly normal for […]

  • Relationships Australia

    Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships. We are a community-based, not-for-profit Australian organisation with no religious affiliations. Our services are for all members of the community, regardless of religious belief, age, gender, […]

  • Royal Far West

    Royal Far West is a non-government organisation that has been providing health services to children living in rural and remote New South Wales for over 85 years.  Our vision is healthy country children.To achieve this, we work in partnership with families and their local health and education providers to complement existing services within the community. 

  • Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children

    RIDBC Renwick Centre is Australia’s leading provider of professional development and research in the education of children with hearing or vision loss. Through the Renwick Centre, RIDBC helps to ensure that services for children and their families—across Australia and around the world—are based on current evidence and are delivered by skilled and knowledgeable professionals.

  • Safety Town: Road Safety for Families and Schools

    Safety Town is an online resource available to more than 2600 primary schools across the state to teach young students about road safety and help prevent road-related injuries and fatalities.The online schools resource is the first of its kind in Australia and features a safety video with Adam Goodes explaining key messages on distraction around […]

  • School A – Z

    School A to Z has been produced by the NSW Department of Education and Communities We are aiming to create an online community with comprehensive homework and ‘school life’ support for parents that is easy to use, relevant and engaging.

  • Service NSW

    Service NSW offers a broad range of NSW Government services and transactions through three service channels: A new, easy-to-use customer friendly website 18 service centres to begin with and extended opening hours (7am-7pm weekdays and 9am-3pm on Saturdays) a 24/7 telephone service answered by a real person in NSW

  • Speech Pathology Australia: Fact Sheets

    What is a Speech Pathologist? Communication impairment in Australia  Stuttering Augmentative and Alternative Communication Helping your baby to talk The Sound of Speech: 0 – 3 years The Sound of Speech: preschool and school aged children  Speech pathology and Indigenous children Speech pathology in mental health services Communication and swallowing difficulties following stroke Speech pathologists […]

  • St John Ambulance Australia

    St John Ambulance Australia is a self-funding charitable organisation active in all states and territories, dedicated to helping people in sickness, distress, suffering or danger. St John is Australia’s leading provider of first aid training, first aid services at public events and supplier of first aid kits and equipment. St John runs the ambulance services […]

  • Stepfamilies Australia

    Stepfamilies Australia is a national peak body working with a network of state stepfamily groups and community service providers to strengthen stepfamilies across Australia.

  • Stepping Stones Triple P supports families with special needs

    Stepping Stones Triple P gives you tips and ideas to manage the big and small problems of family life. It helps encourage behaviour you like, cope with stress and teach your child new skills.

  • Tresillian Family Care Centres

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

  • What Were We Thinking !

    The birth of a first baby is one of the biggest life transitions an adult will experience. Major life changes are always accompanied by mixed feelings and most parents feel under-equipped for the tasks of infant care and managing a household with a baby. This website contains information about common experiences in the early months […]

Post Natal Depression

Post Natal Depression Links, .
  • beyondblue: Healthy Families

    Healthy Families is all about giving you the information, knowledge and confidence to support the young people in your life – whether you’re a parent, guardian, grandparent, a favourite uncle or an awesome auntie. We’re also here to help you take care of your own mental health and wellbeing, especially if you’re a new parent […]

  • beyondblue: Just Speak Up

    Just SpeakUp Postnatal Depression information and resources from beyondblue.

  • beyondblue: Pregnancy and Early Parenthood

    Depression and anxiety can happen at any time – but we know women are more likely to experience these during pregnancy and the year following birth.  Find out more from beyondblue

  • beyondblue: Pregnancy and New Parents

    Check out our information for new and expectant parents, covering everything from bonding with your baby to spotting the signs of anxiety and depression.

  • beyondblue: Resources for Women

    1 in 5 women in Australia will experience depression and 1 in 3 women will experience anxiety during their lifetime: beyondblue provides information and support for Women experiencing depression and anxiety.

  • Interrelate

    Interrelate provides services that strengthen and support all of the relationships in your life – with yourself, your partner, your family, your children and during life’s transitions such as becoming a parent, grandparent, divorce and separation and forming a stepfamily. Our focus is always on what is best for the children in the family. Regardless […]

  • Lifeline

    Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

  • Lifeline: Preventing Suicide

    Suicide is the leading cause of death in Australia for men under 44 and women under 34. Men are four times more likely to die by suicide than women and ABS data (2009) shows more people die from suicide than road deaths. Most people don’t want to die they just want their pain to stop. […]

  • Mind Health Connect

    We know there’s a lot of information out there on stress, anxiety and depression but finding what’s relevant and trustworthy can be a confusing process. mindhealthconnect is here to point you in the right direction and enable you to take those first positive steps towards a healthier you. Use our unique Guided Search Tool or browse the Library to find quality resources […]

  • Mind Spot

    The MindSpot Clinic is a free service for Australian adults who are experiencing difficulties with anxiety, stress, depression and low mood. We provide online Screening Assessments and Treatment Courses, or we can help you find local services that can help.

  • Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia PANDA

    PANDA’s National Perinatal Depression Helpline, funded by the Australian and Victorian Governments, provides vital support, information, referral and counselling to thousands of Australian parents and their families.  Callers do not need to have a diagnosis of antenatal or postnatal depression to make contact with the Helpline, PANDA is keen to support any new parent struggling […]

  • RUOK

    The R U OK? Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to encouraging all people to regularly and meaningfully ask ‘are you ok?’ to support those struggling with life. R U OK? Day is our national day of action on the second Thursday of September (11 September 2014), and dedicated to reminding people to regularly check […]

  • Suicide Call Back Service

    The Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides telephone counselling to people 18 years and over who fit one of the following categories: People who are suicidal People caring for someone who is suicidal People bereaved by suicide

  • Suicide Prevention Australia

    Get Help » Are You Feeling Suicidal? If you are feeling suicidal it is important that you take immediate steps to keep yourself safe.

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