Useful Links & Resources

Useful Links and Resources

Movement Guide (Birth – 5yrs)

Movement Guide: Birth to 5 Years

Guidelines developed to create healthy and safe routines for infants, toddlers and pre‑schoolers.
The First 1000 Days

The First 1000 Days

Recent research on the evidence for the biological, global, social, ecological, and individual factors that are reshaping our understanding of the first 1000 days of a child life.
Lifting Our Game

Lifting Our Game

Out of the Nest

Raising Happy Healthy Kids in the Blue Mountains

Website by local parents for local parents/carers sharing information, stories, tips and local resources to learn from each other in raising happy healthy kids in the Blue Mountains.

SNAICC – National Voice for our Children

National non-governmental peak body representing the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children information & resources.
Rainbow Families

Rainbow Families

A network of support to children and families within the NSW LGBTIQ community.

Parent Line NSW

Counselling, Information and Referral

Parent Line is a telephone counseling, information and referral service for parents and carers of children ages 0 to 18 living in NSW . Service includes the Early Childhood Intervention Infoline providing information and support about concerns about child development, disabilities and developmental delays.
Newsletter on Caring for Children 0-3 years

For Parents and Carers of Children 0-3 yrs

Parent Line NSW’s newsletter for parents and carers of children aged 0-3 year old.
Newsletter on Caring for Children Transitioning to Primary School

Newsletter for Parents and Carers

Parent Line NSW’s newsletter for parents and carers of children transitioning to primary school.

Raising Children

Raising Children

National up-to-date, evidence-based, scientifically validated information about raising children and caring for yourself as a parent or carer.  Provides  information , interactive tools and forums addressing topics relevant to the diversity of family experience including  age, abilities, culture  and family units.
Early Links Newsletter 2018

Early Links Newsletter 2018 – Term 1

Early links in the Nepean, Hawkesbury and Blue Mountains Area
Kids Matter – Early Childhood Neurodevelopment eBook

Kids Matter eBook

This eBook focuses on early childhood brain development.

The aim of the eBook is to demonstrate how the brain develops from conception to five years.

Traffic Lights: A guide to identify, understand and respond to sexual behaviours in children and young people

Raising Children

Knowing how to identify and respond to sexual behaviours in children and young people helps adults to support the development of healthy sexuality and protect young people from harm or abuse.


Rainbow Families School Support Guide

The guide was developed in response to ongoing requests for information from parents and caregivers and is part of Rainbow Families’ commitment to providing quality resources for and about our families.


The Ultimate Parent Guide to Protecting Children on the Internet

In this comprehensive guide, found here, are outlined eight areas that you should pay attention to as you help your children navigate this complex online world.

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