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Resources for parents and carers
- Information for parents and carers about the Child Safe Standards
- What to look for in a child safe organisation (PDF, 362kb)
- Other people looking after your child - babysitters (PDF, 181kb)
- Child Safety: babysitting checklist (PDF, 131kb)
- Older children home alone (PDF, 196kb)
- Teach your child how to keep themselves safe (PDF, 193kb)
Resources for parents and carers from other organisations
The following are links to other organisations with resources and supports for parents and carers.
The Raising Children Network is an online parenting resource that is funded by the Australian Government, reviewed by experts and non-commercial. It includes information for parents and carers on a larger number of topics grouped by ages and stages.
Counselling, information and referral service for parents and carers with children from birth to eighteen years old.
Information on ways to prevent unintentional injury, including: car and road safety, poisoning, burns and scalds, falls, water safety, choking prevention and home safety.
Information about safety and unsafe products in the home.
The eSafety Commissioner is Australia’s national independent regulator for online safety. The eSafety website includes advice for parents and carers to help children have safe experiences online.
- Australian Child & Adolescent Trauma, Loss & Grief Network (ACATLGN) - Australian National University
Resources for parents and professionals to understand the complex needs of children and young people.
The Australian Institute of Family Services is a Melbourne-based Australian Government statutory agency. AIFS’ mission is to conduct high-quality, impartial research into the wellbeing of Australian families, to inform government policy and promote evidence-based practice in the family services sector.
For links to other organisations, see our Useful links page