Helpful Websites for Parents and Carers

Better Health Channel
Health and medical information
www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au

Beyondblue
Mental health resource
www.youthbeyondblue.com


eSafety and Cyberbullying
The Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner protects Australian children when they experience cyberbullying by administering a complaints scheme and deals with complaints about prohibited online content
www.esafety.gov.au 
 
Family Planning Victoria
Information, resources, education, training about sexual and reproductive health
www.fpv.org.au

Health Direct
Government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information and advice
www.healthdirect.gov.au

Immunisation
Information about the recommended and fully funded vaccine plan by age group under the National Immunisation Program
www2.health.vic.gov.au/public-health/immunisation

Lifeline
24 hour crisis support service
www.lifeline.org.au

Maternal and Child Health
Information about the free Maternal and Child Health services designed to support child health and development from birth until school age
www.education.vic.gov.au/childhood/parents/mch 

Parenting Research Centre
Provides information on research and programs to help raise children
www.parentingrc.org.au

Raising Children Network
The Australian parenting website: comprehensive, practical, expert child health and parenting information and activities covering children aged 0-15 years
www.raisingchildren.net.au

Royal Children’s Hospital 
Range of information including fact sheets
www.rch.org.au/home

Stepfamilies Australia
Provides information, research and advocacy for step families
www.stepfamily.org.au