Useful Links for Parents and Educators

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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.

Education and Care National Regulations 2018

https://www.acecqa.gov.au/nqf/national-law-regulations/national-regulations

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  www.familyassist.gov.au

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 www.ask.gov.au

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 www.familydaycareaustralia.com.au

Family Relationships Australia

Provides families with information, support and services to assist families to build better relationships www.familyrelationships.gov.au

Cancer Council NSW

Provides information about how to protect your child when out in the sun www.cancercouncil.com.au

Asthma Foundation

Provides information about asthma and tips on how you can manage it www.asthmafoundation.org.au

Australian Dental Association

Information on how to care for your teeth www.ada.org.au

Immunisation

Information on when to immunise your child, and the types of immunisation available for children  www.immunise.health.gov.au

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  www.sidsandkids.org.au

Kidsafe

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

Royal Lifesaving Society

Provides information on how to keep your child safe around water, including pool safety at home  www.royallifesaving.com.au

NSW Rural Fire Service

Up to date information about fires around you, access to ‘Fires Near Me’ and fact sheets to help keep you family and home safe in the incidence of a fire. www.rfs.nsw.gov.au

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  www.kidscount.com.au

Kids Helpline

Is a free, confidential and anonymous telephone and online counselling service specifically aimed at young people ages 5 – 25 years  www.kidshelp.com.au

Raising Children

Information for parents on child development, families, schools and services in their area  www.raisingchildren.net.au

Farm Safe

Providing information for families who live on farms and how to make their farm safer for children  www.farmsafe.org.au

Australian Childhood Foundation

The Australian Childhood Foundation works to make children’s safety and welfare a priority www.childhood.org.au

Early Childhood Australia

Information and resources on current issues regarding families and children www.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au

NSW Family Day Care Association

Provides support and information for Family Day Care Services and Educators in NSW www.nswfdc.org.au

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 www.napcan.org.au

Roads & Traffic Authority

Information on child car restraints, including child restraint fitters and safety on the road www.rta.gov.au

Australian Childhood Foundation

The Australian Childhood Foundation works to make children’s safety and welfare a priority www.childhood.org.au

Bullying No Way

Provides information about what bullying is and how you can help prevent it www.bullyingnoway.com.au

Food Standards Australia

Provides information on Food Safety Standards www.foodstandards.gov.au

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 www.nhmrc.gov.au

Australian Taxation Office

Provides information on how to set up a business, pay tax, superannuation www.ato.gov.au

Australian Business Register

Information on how to register for an Australian Business Number www.abr.gov.au

Healthy Kids NSW

Information on providing healthy foods and exercise for children www.healthykids.nsw.gov.au

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 www.gofor2and5.com.au

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 www.aussiechildcarenetwork.com

Child Story Reporter

An initiative from the NSW Government to provide information about keeping children safe from abuse and neglect reporter.childstory.nsw.gov.au/s

NSW Police Legacy

The NSW Police Legacy Have recently released the attached Child Safety Handbook. The booklet has great tips for at home and on holidays.https://www.policelegacynsw.org.au/resources/

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