Looking for more information? Here are important contact details and links to agencies and child care services that you will find helpful.
Education & Care Services National Law
Click on the above link for direct access to the current Law.
Education & Care Services National Regulations
Click on the above link for direct access to the current Regulations.
Mon-Fri: 9am – 9pm, Sat-Sun: 4pm – 9pm
Parentline is a telephone counseling, information and referral service for parents and carers of children aged 0-18 years who live in NSW. Services include the Early Childhood Intervention Infoline since early 2011.
After hours family medical care – for when your GP is closed.
Support for individuals and families trying to achieve positive relationship outcomes or amicable separations.
PANDA – Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia
Supporting families affected by anxiety and depression during pregnancy and in the first year of parenthood.
A free service helping people through stress, anxiety, worry and low mood.
Tresillian Parents Helpline
You can speak to one of Tresillian’s qualified Child and Family Health Nurses on any aspect of parenting children aged up to 5 years, including questions and advice on breastfeeding, settling your baby, dealing with post-natal depression and nutrition.
Available Monday – Sunday 7am to 11pm
Australian Breastfeeding Association
Alcohol & Drug Information Services (ADIS)
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
You can call ADIS anytime of day or week for support, info, advice, crisis counseling and referral to services in NSW.
Lifeline is a National charity providing all Australian’s experiencing a personal crisis support and suicide prevention services
7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
Red Nose Australia
NSW Poisons Information Centre
Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)
ASCIA is the leading professional body for Allergists and Clinical Immunologists in Australia and New Zealand.
ASCIA has information and resources to support professionals and the public in understanding and managing allergies.
Asthma Australia delivers evidence-based prevention and health strategies for health professionals and people with asthma.
The Children’s Hospital Network
This site has great information on child health and safety, including factsheets on first aid, home, water and road safety.
This site has factsheets on a wide range of health topics including common illnesses, nutrition and mental health.
For information regarding Family Tax Benefit, Child Care Benefit, Child Care Rebate, Parenting Payments, Double Orphan Pensions, Baby Bonus, Paid Parental Leave, Maternity Immunisation Allowance.
NSW Department of Health
Raising Children Network
The Australian parenting website with information for parents regarding children’s behaviour, communication, development, nutrition, safety and sleep for children. It also has information for parents about their own wellbeing.
Australian Childhood Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)
Early Childhood Education and Care Directorate (ECECD)
NSW Food Authority
The NSW Food Authority works with key agencies, including local councils and NSW Health, to ensure effective food safety.
Munch & Move
Munch & Move is a NSW Health initiative that supports the healthy development of children birth to 5 years by promoting physical activity, healthy eating and reduced small screen time.
Child Accident Prevention Foundation
Kidsafe NSW has a wide range of information for the public on home and community safety, playground safety, water and road safety. There is also information on product recalls and safety alerts.