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Parent Update – July 2019

Child Care Subsidy reconciliations

The Department of Education and Training has emailed all approved services regarding the process for ‘balancing’ Child Care Subsidy (CCS) for the 2018-19 Financial Year. Balancing, also referred to as ‘income review’ or ‘reconciliation’, is the process that occurs after the end of each financial year where the Department of Human Services (DHS) compares a family’s income estimate with its actual adjusted taxable income to ensure the family has received its correct CCS entitlement.


Online tool launched to help parent prevent food allergies

The Nip Allergies in the Bub food allergy prevention project will educate both parents and health care providers on the latest recommendations for how to introduce common allergens to babies in a bid to prevent the development of food allergies.


ABC Radio podcast – Parental as Anything with Maggie Dent

Maggie Dent is one of Australia’s pre-eminent and much-loved parenting authors and educators. She’s an advocate for kids and parents alike and is known for her common-sense approach to parenting.


Be You Families

Be You is a national initiative that promotes children’s and young people’s mental health and wellbeing, from the early years to 18. Be You is led by Beyond Blue with delivery partners Early Childhood Australia and headspace.

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Starting Blocks – new factsheets

This website also offers access to developmental milestones, tips for parents and ideas you can try at home to assist in your child’s growth, development, and safety.


Parent Training opportunities

We would love to hear from you about the parent training needs you have. Drop us a line with suggestions of topics, presenters, ideas, and feedback about training you have participated in that you recommend.


Parent Survey

Expect a family survey from us in your inbox over the next couple of weeks. Your feedback and contributions are greatly appreciated and welcomed in order for us to direct services to you and your family.


Article – Angela Mollard

Did you have the chance to read Angela’s article in the Courier Mail last Saturday?

A little reminder that you are doing a great job as a parent – be proud!