Parenting tips 

Early Childhood Australia 
Early Childhood Australia has developed a variety of resources for parents. These cover everything from children’s health and nutrition to sleep. 

Early Learning Association of Australia (ELAA) 
ELAA provides information and resources that support parents as vital partners in high-quality early years education and care programs. 

Good Beginnings Australia 
Good Beginnings builds better outcomes for children in vulnerable communities through effective early intervention programs.

KidsMatter is an Australian mental health and wellbeing initiative set in primary schools and early childhood education and care services. 

Learning Potential 
Learning Potential has lots of useful tips and ideas to help busy parents support their child’s learning. 
Mychild is Australia’s online childcare portal containing information for families, carers and providers. 

Parenting Research Centre 
Parenting Research Centre is an independent, non-profit research and development organisation focused on supporting parents through the development of resources, programs and policies based on scientific evidence. 

Raising Children Network 
Visit the Raising Children website you will find reliable and scientifically validated information and resources to support you in raising your children. 

Starting Blocks 
Starting Blocks provides parents with information about early childhood education and care to help them make the best choice for their child and family. 

Early learning curriculum 

Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority  (ACECQA) 
is the national body that guides and reports on the NQF, while regulatory authorities in each state and territory are responsible for its implementation. 

Department of Education and Training (DET) 
The Department supports and provides a range of learning and development opportunities for Victorian children, young 
people and adults. 

Early childhood research and advocacy 

Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) 
The AEDC is a population measure of children’s development in communities across Australia. 

Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) 
The Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) is the Australian Government’s key research body in the area of family wellbeing. 

Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) 
A national collaboration of researchers, policy makers and practitioners devoted to building a better future for Australia’s children and young people. 

Centre for Community Child Health 
The Centre for Community Child Health is an internationally recognised centre of excellence supporting and empowering communities to continually improve the health, wellbeing and quality of life of children and their families. 

Early Childhood Intervention Australia (ECIA) 
ECIA is a national forum for promotion of early intervention for infants and young children with developmental delays or disabilities and their families. 

Families Australia 
Families Australia strives to improve the wellbeing of Australian families, especially the most vulnerable and marginalised. 

Kidsafe is dedicated to the prevention of injuries in children under 15 years. 

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute 
Murdoch Childrens undertakes research into infant, child and adolescent health. 

Mitchell Institute 
The Mitchell Institute looks at the entire education system, tracking young people’s pathways from before school, through primary and secondary school and into tertiary studies and careers. 

Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) 
SNAICC is the national non-government peak body in Australia representing the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.