Resources for parents

These parenting cards are packed with quick tips for parents. They make a quick reference for new parents on how to care for your baby or toddler.

Also see keeping kids safe and publications for parents for other fact sheets and magazines.

caring for babies card

Caring for babies card - Your baby needs you for food, love and wellbeing. Also available in Arabic, Chinese.

caring for toddlers card

Caring for toddlers card - Toddlers like routine and being close to you, but they also like to explore the world around them. Also available in Arabic, Chinese.

games cards

Games cards - simple games to play with babies and toddlers available in Indigenous/English, Arabic, Chinese

routine card

Routines card – simple routines that make a good day for your toddler or baby.
Also available in Arabic, Chinese.

feeding your baby card

Feeding your baby card - feeding time doesn't have to be stressful, here are some ways to keep your baby happy and growing well.  Also available in Arabic, Chinese.

safe home card

Safe home card – simple things you can do to make your home safe for toddlers and babies. Also available in Arabic, Chinese.

cartoon toddler having a tantrum

Toddler tantrum comic booklet – fun and easy to read, it illustrates typical situations when tantrums occur and explains step-by-step how to cope in a positive way.

fact sheet

Toddler tantrum fact sheet - explains why tantrums are notorious for this age group and clarifies possible reasons for your child’s behaviour.

Dads make a difference information sheets

Dads make a difference - information sheets for dads with children 0-6 months, 6-12 months, 1-3 years, 3-5 years, 5-8 years

information sheets

Being dad, being proud information sheets for Aboriginal dads with children 0-6 months, 6-12 months, 1-3 years, 3-5 years and 5-8 years

cover of the development guide

Guide to children's growth & development
- a checklist of developmental milestones for children of different ages.

paint card

Paint card for colouring in.

To report suspected child abuse or neglect, call the Child Protection Helpline on 132 111 (24 hours/7 days)