P&C Northern Sydney Region
Links – Children and Youth Organisations
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Australian Government website with links.
Child and Youth Health South Australia
The Children, Youth and Women's Health Service (CYWHS) promotes the health, well-being and development of children, young people and families across South Australia. Advice for ages 0 – 25.
Centre for Health Promotion South Australia
The Coalition on Food Advertising to Children has been formed in Australia to enhance the health of Australian children. It is calling for a ban on all television food advertising during programs where children (aged 0-12 years) make up a substantial proportion of the viewing audience.
The NSW Commission for Children and Young People is an independent organisation working with others to make NSW a better place for children and young people.
Early Childhood Connections is an Australian website, containing more than 450 Australian and 400 International website links. These links are collated alphabetically and in submenus to provide easy viewing and access to the most up to date information for professionals and parents interested in the renewed emphasis on the early childhood years.
Started by Melbourne mother Julie Gale. Campaigns on the issue of exposing children to inappropriate sexualized imagery on a bid to sell products and make profit.
Kidsafe is the leading non-government, not-for-profit charitable organisation, dedicated to preventing unintentional childhood injuries and reducing the resulting deaths and disabilities associated with childhood accidents in children under the age of 15 years. First established in 1979 as the Child Accident Prevention Foundation of Australia.
The National Association
for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
The Australian Government's Internet Safety Advisory
Parenting Research Centre formerly Victorian Parenting Centre
The Parenting Research Centre engages in a range of research activities to help parents raise children well. Their focus is generating new knowledge of how parenting practices affect children, and how best to engage and support parents in this rewarding but often challenging task.
The knowledge generated by their research is shared through:
The Parents Jury is a web-based network of parents who wish to improve the food and physical activity environments for children in Australia. It is an initiative of the Australasian Society for the Study of Obesity, Diabetes Australia - Vic, The Cancer Council Australia and its member bodies, and VicHealth, who have provided financial, administrative and technical support to establish The Parents Jury.
Much of what you need to know about raising children. Supported by the Australian Government.
The Telethon Institute for Child Health Research is dedicated to the prevention of childhood diseases and disability. Headed by 2003 Australian of the Year, Professor Fiona Stanley, the Institute's success stems from its innovative approach in bringing together researchers from different fields of science to tackle major issues in child health and wellbeing.
Australian Government website with various youth-related links.
Youth.NSW is the NSW Government's website for young people and workers in the youth field.
Young People Queensland
Generate is a website that supports young people to shape and develop the community of Queensland.
Young People Western Australia
WA Government website with various youth-related links.
Youth Victorian Office of Youth
The Office for Youth is the key agency driving a whole-of-government agenda in relation to Victorians aged 12 to 25.
Guidance for Charities. Safeguarding is a relatively new term which is broader than ‘child protection’ as it also includes prevention.
Set up to help make sure that children and young people in Wales
· are safe from harm and abuse
· get the opportunities and services they need and deserve
· are respected and valued
· have a voice in their communities and are able to play as full a part as possible in decisions that affect them
· know about their rights and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
(especially Principle 7)
(especially article 26).
The sites listed are for your information, but the content does not necessarily align with the policies of P&C NSW or P&C Northern Sydney.
No responsibility is taken for any material contained therein.