Looking after your children

Australian Government agencies are working with states and territories to implement measures to manage the risk of COVID-19. 

  • They have created a site which will help students, parents, and education providers find the information they need to make informed decisions about managing risk associated with COVID-19.
  • Government has announced the Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package that gives families fee relief while supporting child care services to keep their doors open and employees in their jobs. Read more.

Resources during COVID-19

During this period, it is important to talk to your children to help them understand and cope with the current situation. Here is a list of resources for you and your children:

Health advice resources

Kiddipedia Podcast

Isolation is something we’ve all had to deal with it in some form or another throughout this pandemic. But, the effects of isolation can be much stronger, much more intense experience for children, mainly because they limited life experience to compare it to.

Elisabeth Shaw, SSI's Chair, sits down with Kiddipedia to talk through the effects of isolation on children: 


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