Children’s Mental Health!

Having good mental health is key to the healthy development and wellbeing of every child. Kids need good mental health – not only to be able to deal with challenges and adapt to change, but so they can feel good about themselves, build healthy relationships with others and enjoy life. Link to the Health Direct…

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NAIDOC 2021 Theme Announced… Heal Country!

The NAIDOC 2021 theme – Heal Country! – calls for all of us to continue to seek greater protections for our lands, our waters, our sacred sites and our cultural heritage from exploitation, desecration, and destruction. Country that is more than a place and inherent to our identity. Country that we speak about like a…

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National Sorry Day & National Reconciliation Week 2021

National Sorry Day acknowledges and raises awareness of the history and continued effect of the forced removal of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from their families, communities and culture. National Reconciliation Week celebrates and builds on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians. Further information about National Reconciliation…

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Return and Earn!

Bottles, cans and cartons make up a large proportion of the litter on our streets, beaches and green spaces. Tackling the problem costs NSW millions of dollars every year. Return and Earn is a way for us all to help solve the litter problem and be rewarded for our efforts. More Information Here! 

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NAIDOC Week 2020

NAIDOC Week celebrations are traditionally held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life. However, the move to November dates follow the decision by the National NAIDOC Committee (NNC)…

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Munch & Move

Munch & Move is a NSW Health initiative that supports the healthy development of children birth to 5 years by promoting physical activity, healthy eating and reduced small screen time (e.g. watching TV or DVDs, playing on computers and small hand-held games devices). Munch & Move offers training and resources to educators working in NSW early childhood…

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Free Children’s Storybook To Help Children Cope With COVID-19

“My Hero is You”, a story developed that aims to help children understand and come to terms with COVID-19. With the help of a fantasy creature, Ario, “My Hero is You, How kids can fight COVID-19!” explains how children can protect themselves, their families and friends from coronavirus and how to manage difficult emotions when…

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COVID-19 and Childcare

What help can parents get with childcare and early childhood education services? From Monday 6 April 2020, childcare and early childhood education services will be free for Australian parents. This will mean parents can access the care they need and allow for childcare centres to remain open. The Government will be paying childcare centres directly,…

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