Office of Early Childhood Education and Care
The Office of Early Childhood Education and Care is the State Government body responsible for administration of the Child Care Act 2002 and Child Care Regulation 2003.
Department of Employment, Education and Workplace Relations
This department holds primary responsibility for implementing The Federal Government’s Early Childhood Education and Care Policy Agenda. For information in relation to the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Reforms, visit the DEEWR website.
The mychild website provides parents and carers of children with a one-stop shop of information on important health, early learning, child care and parenting support issues and initiatives. The site also provides links to other relevant sites that outline local services in these areas.
Clearview is an Approved Childcare Service under the Child Care Benefit Scheme (CCB). For Information regarding your families’ eligibility, contact CentreLink on 13 61 50 or visit their website.
The Queensland Health “13 HEALTH” phone service provides information on a range of children’s health issues, parenting advice and links to other services, including children’s health services and Newborn and Family Drop-in Services.
Other Parent Support and Information
Childcare Queensland (CCQ) is the peak body for private long day care centres in Queensland. As a Toward Q2 partner of the Queensland Government, CCQ is assisting in the delivery of kindergarten programs in the long day care sector.
Parentline provides a confidential telephone counselling and support service for parents and carers.
Kidsafe Qld is a non-profit organisation dedicated to preventing unintentional death and injury to children.
Kids Matter Parent Resources
Kids Matter Parent Resources are designed to help parents deal positively with children’s emotional and social development and wellbeing.
Get Set 4 Life
Get Set 4 Life – Habits for Healthy Kids is a guide for parents and carers to promote healthy habits and development in four year old children prior to starting school.