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Links for Parents & Educators

Educators can find a wide range of information about various aspects of being a Family Day Care Educator and In-Home Care Carer, and Parents can find links to websites that may assist you them with the care of their child, whether it is information about their health, or information about how to claim benefits to reduce the cost of care. 

You are also able to download CCEL's Policy Manual or the Education and Care Services National Regulations by clicking on the relevant Tabs.  CCEL's Policy Manual consists of the most up to date publications of all the Services Policies and Procedures.

Family Assistance Office
The Family Assistance Office can help you with the cost of raising children.  Some of the benefits available are: Family Tax Benefit A & B, Child Care Benefit, Child Care Rebate, Baby Bonus

Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority
The Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) is the body that sets the standards for the Childcare Industry

Education and Care Services National Regulations 
A copy of the Education and Care Services National Regulations, October 2011 can be downloaded by clicking on the relevant link.  An amendment to the Regulations was released in May 2014.  If you would like a copy of these amendments please contact your Educator or the CCEL Office.

Family Day Care Australia (FDCA)
FDCA is Family Day Care's National Industry Association.  FDCA's role is to support Family Day Care Services and lead the way for Family Day Care in the Australian Childcare Industry

Family Relationships Australia
Provides families with information, support and services to assist families to build better relationships

Cancer Council NSW
Provides information about how to protect your child when out in the sun

Asthma Foundation
Provides information about asthma and tips on how you can manage it

Australian Dental Association
Information on how to care for your teeth

Information on when to immunise your child, and the types of immunisation available for children

Sids and Kids
Sids and Kids provides information and support for families who are dealing with the death of a child, and it also provides information on how to keep your child safe while sleeping

Child Accident and Prevention Foundation that provides information and resources on how to help keep your child safe in and around the home

Royal Lifesaving Society
Provides information on how to keep your child safe around water, including pool safety at home

Kids Count
This is an Australia Childhood Foundation Website for parents and gives great information about parenting and child development in a number of languages

Kids Helpline
Is a free, confidential and anonymous telephone and online counselling service specifically aimed at young people ages 5 - 25 years

Raising Children
Information for parents on child development, families, schools and services in their area

Farm Safe
Providing information for families who live on farms and how to make their farm safer for children

Australian Childhood Foundation
The Australian Childhood Foundation works to make children's safety and welfare a priority

Early Childhood Australia
Information and resources on current issues regarding families and children

NSW Family Day Care Association
Provides support and information for Family Day Care Services and Educators in NSW

NAPCAN Foundation
The National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) seeks to resource and network child welfare professionals and practitioners working to prevent child abuse and neglect from happening before it starts, through the provision of parenting brochures, training, support networks and information

Roads & Traffic Authority
Information on child car restraints, including child restraint fitters and safety on the road

Australian Childhood Foundation
The Australian Childhood Foundation works to make children's safety and welfare a priority

Bullying No Way
Provides information about what bullying is and how you can help prevent it

Food Standards Australia
Provides information on Food Safety Standards

National Health and Medical Research Council
NHMRC is Australia's peak body for supporting health and medical research, for developing health advice for the Australian community, health professionals and governments, and for providing advice on ethical behaviour in health care and the conduct of health and medical research

Australian Taxation Office
Provides information on how to set up a business, pay tax, superannuation

Australian Business Register
Information on how to register for an Australian Business Number

Healthy Kids NSW
Information on providing healthy foods and exercise for children

Go for 2 and 5
A health initiative to encourage children ad families to eat 2 serves of fruit and 5 serves of vegetables each day

Aussie Childcare Network
This website can be utilised as a resource to network with other Educators, to gather information about children's development or to find resources to assist with planning children's experiences

Keep Them Safe
An initiative from the NSW Government to provide information about keeping children safe from abuse and neglect