Helpful Websites for Service Providers

Helpful Websites for Services Working with Children

ACECQA
Responsible for the assessment and ratings process for education and care services using the National Quality Framework (NQF)
www.acecqa.gov.au
 
Australian Childhood Foundation
Information and resources about child protection issues
www.childhood.org.au/for-professionals 

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

Children with Additional Needs
Information on how to support children with additional needs in your service’s care including Early Childhood Intervention Services, Koorie kindergarten inclusion kits and the Best Start initiative
www.education.vic.gov.au/childhood/providers/needs/Pages/default.aspx

Childwise
Information and resources about child safety, Victorian and National standards
www.childwise.org.au


Early Childhood Australia
Early childhood advocacy organisation and provides learning hubs
www.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au
 
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/education-resources  

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
 

Helpful Websites for Services Working with Middle Years

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

Childwise
Information and resources about child safety, Victorian and National standards
www.childwise.org.au

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/education-resources 

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

Minus18
Australia's youth driven network for LGBTIQ youth. Resources, help and guidance for young gay, lesbian, transgender and intersex youth and their families
www.minus18.org.au

Rainbow Network
The network for workers with same sex attracted and gender questioning young people
www.rainbownetwork.com.au


Helpful Websites for Services Working with Youth

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

Bullying. NO WAY! Safe Australian Schools. Together
School working group works to create learning environments where every student and school community member is safe, supported, respected and valued
www.bullyingnoway.com.au

Childwise
Information and resources about child safety, Victorian and National standards
www.childwise.org.au


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/education-resources

Minus18
Australia's youth driven network for LGBTIQ youth. Resources, help and guidance for young gay, lesbian, transgender and intersex youth and their families
www.minus18.org.au


Rainbow Network

The network for workers with same sex attracted and gender questioning youth people
www.rainbownetwork.net.au

Victoria’s Mental Health Services
Listing and information about Victoria’s Mental Health Services
www.health.vic.gov.au/mentalhealth/services/s.htm

Youth
Central hub of government information for young people
www.youth.gov.au

Youth Affairs Council of Victoria (YACVic)
YACVic is the peak body and leading policy advocate on young people’s issues in Victoria
www.yacvic.org.au


Helpful Websites for Services Working with Parents and Carers

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

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/education-resources

Grandparents Australia
Provides information, research and advocacy for grandparents and grandchildren
www.grandparentsaustralia.org

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

Strong bonds
Project designed to provide workers in the youth field with training and resources to assist them to implement 'family-aware' youth work practice in their work with young people with complex needs
www.strongbonds.jss.org.au

The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare
Provides information, research, leadership and advocacy in child, youth and family services
www.cfecfw.asn.au

Victoria’s Mental Health Services
Listing and information about Victoria’s Mental Health Services
www.health.vic.gov.au/mentalhealth/services/s.htm