Helpful Links

Discrepancies

Child Care Support line for families:  1800 664 231

For reporting incorrect, illegal or fraudulent practices in regard to administration of Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate.

Government Websites

My Child
Centrelink
Department of Social Services
Department of Education
Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Family Assistance Office
Office of Early Childhood Education and Child Care
Australian Taxation Office

Peak Organisations

Early Childhood Australia Inc is an advocacy organisation acting in the best interest of children from birth to eight years. ECA is a specialist childhood resource publisher and offers a range of resources from other publishers that are quality assured to ECA’s high QA standards.

ACOSS is the peak council of the community welfare sector of Australia and the national voice for needs affected by poverty and inequality.

National Association of Community Based Children’s Services (NACBACS)

Family Day Care Australia Limited (FDCA) National Peak body for the family day care program.

National Out of School Hours Services Association (NOSHA) is a representative national body which promotes quality programs for school age children during out of school hours.

Secretariat National Aboriginal Islander Child Care (SNAICC) national peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s services and lead organisation.

Playgroup Australia Inc is the national body recognised as the leading representative and advocate for playgroups.

Websites Of Interest

ACECQA – Australia Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority

Kidsafe, the child accident prevention foundation of Australia

Raising Children Network, The Australian parenting website

Safe Food, The Food Safety Campaign’s Educational pages