Parent Resources

Find out the latest about what’s happening in the world of Early Childhood Education, information about children’s health and other resources by visiting these websites below:

Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority
http://acecqa.gov.au/

Early Childhood Australia
http://www.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au
Early Childhood Australia is the peak early childhood advocacy organisation, acting in the interests of young children, their families and those in the early childhood field.

Community Child Care Co-Operative
http://ccccnsw.org.au/
We aim to inform and inspire the early education and care sector, and influence government policy, practices and programs so children in NSW can access quality early education and care that meet the needs of their communities.

Centrelink
www.centrelink.gov.au
This site allows you check your eligibility for the Child Care Benefit (CCB), obtain your customer reference number (CRN) and other fee relief application forms.

Code of Ethics
http://www.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au/pdf/code_of_ethics/code_of_ethics_%20brochure_screenweb_2010.pdf

Children’s Health Government Information
http://australia.gov.au/topics/health-and-safety/childrens-health

Department of Family and Community Services
www.facs.gov.au
This site will provide you with information relating to Child Care, Child Support and relevant fee relief forms, and other Family Assistance information.

Department of Community Services 
www.community.nsw.gov.au
Information relating to licensing, compliance and relevant parenting information.

Department of Education and Communities
http://www.dec.nsw.gov.au
Information about a range of reforms to improve the quality of teaching in schools, to improve outcomes for all students, and to give schools greater authority to meet the needs of their communities.

Department of Education
http://education.gov.au/
The Australian Government Department of Education is responsible for national policies and programmes that help Australians access quality and affordable child care; early childhood education, school education, post-school, higher education, international education and academic research.

Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF)
http://deewr.gov.au/earlychildhood/policy_agenda/quality/pages/earlyyearslearningframework.aspx
Find information on the principles practices and outcomes for children’s learning from birth to five years of age.

Family Assistance Office
www.familyassist.gov.au
Information relating to Child Care Benefit (CCB) or contact Family Assistance Office on 136 150 or 131 202 for Multilingual services. 

Immunisation History Statement
Online copy – www.medicareaustralia.gov.au/public/online-services/index.jsp
Paper copy request – www1.medicareaustralia.gov.au/ssl/acircirgcert

Indigenous Services Australia
http://www.indigenousservices.com.au/
Indigenous Services Australia can provide your organisation with Indigenous representation at community consultations, negotiations, functions and programs

My Child
www.mychild.gov.au
Find information on fee assistance, child care providers and Government regulations

Medicare Australia
www.medicareaustralia.gov.au

National Health and Medical Research Council
https://www.nhmrc.gov.au/guidelines/publications/ch55
Find a copy of the latest edition of Staying Healthy in Childcare

St George Family Support Services
http://www.sgfss.org.au/services
SGFSS believes that a community where children and families are supported and empowered to reach their full potential because of a nurturing environment that values the richness of diversity enables a sense of belonging for all its members.