travelling with kids

Types of car seats
Types of car seats (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Many different types of car restraints are available. Different types are suitable for use by babies and children up to 10 years of age. In Australia, car restraints are grouped into four distinct types, as well as combination types. Using a ... Read More »

The child car seat checklist
The child car seat checklist (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Which car seat does my child need? All children are required to be safely and correctly restrained in an appropriate car seat when travelling by car. By law, children up to the age of seven must be fastened in an ... Read More »

Choosing the right car seat
Choosing the right car seat (4 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

The right car seat to choose depends on your child’s age and size. It is important to buy the right type of child restraint, as Australian laws not only state that children up to seven years of age must travel ... Read More »

Laws governing car seats in Australia
Laws governing car seats in Australia (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Using a safe car seat is not just a responsible thing for parents and other adults to do when they travel in a car with children, it has many safety benefits and is a legal requirement in all Australian states ... Read More »

Driving safely with children
Driving safely with children (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Kids are unpredictable, which means driving safely with children can be challenging, and requires preparation. It’s impossible to predict when a child will do something that distracts you while you’re driving. And unlike a ringing phone, you can’t just ignore ... Read More »

Car seats
Car seats (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Car seats are designed to ensure that children are safe when travelling by car. However, car seats only provide proper protection when they are used correctly and children are adequately restrained in an appropriate car seat. While most parents use ... Read More »

Using a car seat correctly
Using a car seat correctly (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Why should you restrain your child in a car seat? Once the car seat is installed, you will need to fit your child securely in it every time they ride in the car. A restraint or harness will not offer ... Read More »

Altitude and attitude in the fractious row over crying babies
Altitude and attitude in the fractious row over crying babies (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Aircraft passengers have strong opinions about what to do and whom to blame when a baby or small child starts crying mid-flight but the issue has been largely ignored by airlines, according to research. Passengers on both sides of the ... Read More »

Tips to Healthy Swimming
Tips to Healthy Swimming (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Follow the helpful tips below for healthier swimming in Western Australia’s rivers and beaches. 1. Avoid swimming after heavy rainfall (>10mm). After heavy rainfall (>10mm) rain collects pollutants from our streets, gardens and farms, before it flushes into our ocean ... Read More »

Families urged to take health advice number on holidays
Families urged to take health advice number on holidays (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

NSW Health is reminding families across the State to take an important 24-hour health advice phone number with them while they’re away from home during the Christmas holidays. NSW Chief Health Officer, Dr Kerry Chant reminded parents and carers about ... Read More »

 
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