Useful Links

The following are helpful links for families and educators to find additional information on aspects of Early Childhood Education and Care:

Australian Children’s Education and Care Authority

This link contains information on the National Quality Framework for all children’s services, including the National Law and Regulations, The Early Years Learning Framework for children’s learning and other useful information for parents and carers.
http://www.acecqa.gov.au/

Department of Education and Communities

The department regulates the operation of early childhood education and care services for children from birth to school. There are lots of useful information on topics such as types of services, finding a service for your child, financial support and information on regulations.
http://www.education.vic.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx

Services Australia (Formerly the Department of Human Services)

An Executive Agency of the Australian Government, responsible for delivering a range of welfare, health, child support payments and other services to eligible Australian citizens and permanent residents.
www.servicesaustralia.gov.au

Health Direct

A website providing Free Australian health advice you can count on.
www.healthdirect.gov.au/kids-health

Immunise Australia Program

This website aims to increase national immunisation rates by providing and communicating information about immunisation.
http://www.immunise.health.gov.au/

Maternal and Child Health Services 

A 24hr tele service staffed by qualified maternal and child health nurses. They can be contacted on 132229
www.hume.vic.gov.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, you can find the Early Childhood Code of Ethics on this website!
http://www.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au/

Raising Children Network

Raising children network is an Australian website launched in 2006. It is funded by the Government of Australia as a mean to produce and maintain educational tools and resources for families raising children in Australia
raisingchildren.net.au