Useful resources


In addition to our website content, we recommend the following list of Australian websites as a valuable resource to use when researching the latest information on parenting, child health and education information:


Australian Breastfeeding Association

The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is Australia’s largest breastfeeding information and support service. Breastfeeding is a practical, learned skill and ABA help more than 80,000 mothers each year. ABA also provides up-to-date information and continuing education for thousands of health professionals working with mothers and babies.


Australian Curriculum

The Australian Curriculum sets consistent national standards to improve learning outcomes for all young Australians. It sets out, through content descriptions and achievement standards, what students should be taught and achieve, as they progress through school.



Beyondblue is working to reduce the impact of depression and anxiety in the community by raising awareness and understanding, empowering people to seek help, and supporting recovery, management and resilience.


Brisbane Kids – The official guide to child friendly Brisbane

Brisbane Kids is the official guide to child friendly Brisbane- Events, Activities and Things to do.


Dietary Guidelines for Children and Adolescents in Australia

Good foods and plenty of activity are just what you need for growth and health. But what are good foods? The Australian Government recently asked some of our leading nutritionists to provide some clear, simple advice about food and nutrition for health. The result is the new “Dietary Guidelines for Children and Adolescents in Australia”.


Dr Joe

Dr Joe Kosterich is a well-known GP with a special interest in parenting, pregnancy and child health. His passion is to empower his patients to take charge of their own health through easy to understand steps enabling them to live well for longer.



headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds. The service is designed to make it as easy as possible for a young person and their family to get the help they need for problems affecting their wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services.

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healthdirect Australia

healthdirect Australia provides a range of free health services on behalf of the governments of Australia. It provides easy access to trusted, quality health information and advice online and over the phone. Parenthub is a proud information partner of healthdirect Australia.


Immunise Australia Program

The Immunise Australia Program aims to increase national immunisation rates by funding free vaccination programs, administering the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register and communicating information about immunisation to the general public and health professionals.

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Kids Helpline

1800 55 1800
Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.


Mental Health Commission – Government of Western Australia

The Mental Health Commission is responsible for policy, planning and purchasing mental health services in Western Australia. It does not provide direct mental health services. These are provided through the Department of Health, a wide range of non-government organisations and private service providers.



mindhealthconnect is the easy way to find mental health and wellbeing information, support and services from Australia’s leading health providers, together in one place. Supported by the Australian Government, mindhealthconnect helps you to find information you can trust. Parenthub is a proud partner of mindhealthconnect.


Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner

The Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner provides a range of up-to-date information and resources on online safety and also has a comprehensive complaints system to assist children who experience serious cyberbullying.

Pregnancy, Birth and Baby

Pregnancy, Birth and Baby

Pregnancy, Birth and Baby provides trusted information, advice and counselling about pregnancy, childbirth and your baby’s first year. Parenthub has been approved as a Pregnancy, Birth and Baby information partner site.


Virtual Medical Centre

Virtual Medical Centre is Australia’s leading source for trustworthy medical information written by health professionals based on Australian guidelines.



beyondblue’s youth program, Youthbeyondblue, aims to empower young people aged 12–25, their friends and those who care for them to respond to anxiety and depression. Youthbeyondblue supports and promotes environments and settings that build on strengths of young people and respond to ongoing change.