Useful Links

There are a number of useful websites for parents. Here are a few that we’ve bumped into that might be of interest. We do not necessarily endorse their content, but others have found them to be useful:

NSW Department of Education and Communities

Department of Education and Communities (our Regulatory Body) has information on different types of child care, the regulations all child care professions must follow as well as parenting tips and articles.
www.dec.nsw.gov.au

Smart Mums

Smart-Mums is an online resource guide for busy Australian Mums providing parenting and lifestyle articles, quick links to relevant sites, healthy recipes, product reviews, beauty & fashion tips, fantastic competitions and online shopping.
www.smart-mums.com.au

Police and Community Youth Clubs – NSW

Police and Community Youth Clubs (PCYC) are centres for ‘life opportunity, growth and development’ for young people in communities right across NSW. Our clubs offer over 140 activities ranging from Oztag, Rugby League, Rock Eisteddfod and Art Classes.
www.pcycnsw.org

Take a Break – Family Friendly Accommodation

Family Friendly Accommodation across Australia. Plan your perfect family getaway with TakeABreak.com.au – thousands of family friendly resorts, self contained apartments, houses and more, right across Australia.
www.takeabreak.com.au

Maths POWER

MathsPOWER is the only complete talking maths program covering from Pre-school to Year 12. It has become Australia’s favourite and most widely used computer teaching/tutoring program. FREE, confidential online maths assessments.
www.mathspower.com.au

Poision Information Centre

In an emergency ring 13 11 26 Australia wide – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our centre provides telephone consultation to medical professionals and the general public in cases of acute and chronic poisonings.
www.chw.edu.au/poisons

Camp Connect

Camp Connect is all about dads & kids and building on the relationship between them. Camp Connect is founded on serious life strategies through specialist programs. How does it work? That’s easy – just grab the kids, your sleeping bag, torch… and enjoy!
www.campconnect.org.au

Magical Teddies

The perfect child friendly website. Children will find themselves in a magical world where they are loved as they are. The Magical Teddies love CHILDREN more than anything else in the whole Universe and they have sent songs, stories, games and more.
www.magicalteddies.com.au

Beyond Blue

Postnatal depression affects 14% of new mothers in Australia. beyondblue works in partnership with health services,media and community organisations, as well as people living with depression, to bring together their expertise around depression.
www.beyondblue.org.au

Mothers Be Heard

A great place for women to share their experience of motherhood.There are personal stories by mums, a user friendly discussion board, book reviews and much more! Be informed, be linked, and be heard – discover the voice of motherhood!
www.mothersbeheard.com

Motherhood

A comprehensive information site for women who are trying to conceive or already pregnant and mothers with young babies. It walks through every aspect of pregnancy-from preconception to birth, from breast feeding, baby care to financial planning.
www.motherhood.com.au

Dads Uni

Dads Uni is a free website dedicated to training and equipping fathers throughout our nation in one of the most fulfilling, yet challenging areas of our lives as men. developing parenting courses, seminars and conferences for fathers and fathers to be.
www.dadsuni.com

L’il Aussie Prems

An Australian support site for parents of premature babies. You will find useful links to all things premmie including clothing stores, support sites, birth stories, journeys through the NICU & much more.
www.lilaussieprems.com.au

Shesaid

Shesaid is a free online magazine just for women. Take a break from you day and catch up on the latest celebrity gossip, beauty products and fashion news. Shesaid also has career and money tips, relationship advice and in-depth astrology reports.
www.shesaid.com.au