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Apps for families

Find a range of mobile apps from Government of interest to families.

Australian Police Child ID

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Helps parents and guardians easily collect and send important information about their child/children to police in an event of a disappearance or abduction. No data from this app is collected or stored by the police unless it is sent to them.

Australian Federal Police

Children with ASD and Disability

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Funding and services help, parent stories and reliable, easy-to-understand information for parents with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and disability.

Raising Children Network (Australia) Limited

DIP 4 Kids

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Provides information to assist in decisions about paediatric diagnostic imaging including CT for over 20 clinical conditions and injuries occurring in children and young people. Includes information on radiation levels.

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Energy Rating

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How much will it cost to power? – Find out fast before you buy your new appliance.

Department of the Environment and Energy

Express Plus Child Support

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Lets you view your Child Support payments, check when payments are due, update your contact and bank account details and report changes in your circumstances. Requires a minimum operating system of iOS7.0.

Department of Human Services

Express Plus Lite

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Helps you to report your income and participation details to Centrelink in your own language (English, Arabic, Chinese or Vietnamese). No need to visit an office or wait on the phone.

Department of Human Services

Express Plus Medicare

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Helps you view your Medicare claim history, update your contact and bank account details and much more. There are 25 Medicare items that can be claimed using the app that do not require you to upload a receipt.

Department of Human Services

Fires Near Me

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Official app presents information on bushfires from the fire agencies in the Australian states and territories and in New Zealand. Provides information on current incidents and on total fire bans. Developed by the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Triple Zero Awareness Working Group

healthdirect

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Use the app to check your symptoms, find a health service when and where you need it or search for trusted health information.

Healthdirect Australia Ltd

Keeping baby safe

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A guide to infant and nursery products with easy steps you can take to ensure your baby remains safe in your home.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Learning Potential

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Tips and ideas for you to get involved in your child’s learning. Helps you to make the most of the time you spend with your child.

Department of Education and Training

Light Bulb Saver

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Find the best light bulbs to replace your incandescent and halogen bulbs – and how much you could save by transitioning to LED or CFL.

Department of the Environment and Energy

MedicineList+

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Helps you keep track of the medicines you or your family members take – what the medicine is for, how much to use and when to use it.

NPS MedicineWise

Money Health Check

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You can check to see if your finances are under control, what areas need attention and simple steps to improve any gaps with this Moneysmart app.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

MoneySmart Cars

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Helps you understand the real costs of buying and running a car. Avoid common car buying traps, identify hidden costs and find alternate ways to finance a car.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

MoneySmart Financial Calculator

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Get instant calculations on your phone for savings, loans, mortgages, superannuation and interest-free deals

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

My Child's eHealth Record

Have you registered your child for an eHealth record? The app lets you add and view a range of information, such as growth charts and reminders about health checks and immunisations.

Australian Digital Health Agency

National Public Toilet Map

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Find the location of more than 16,000 public and private public toilet facilities across Australia. Useful information is provided about each toilet, such as location, opening hours, accessibility, etc.

Department of Social Services

SunSmart

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Lets you find a 7 day weather forecast and the UV level and sun protection times for your local area in Australia. Personalise the sun protection alert to remind you of the daily sun protection times or use the vitamin D Tracker to find out if you are getting enough UV exposure. Sun protection times are based on the UV information issued daily by the Bureau of Meteorology.

SunSmart Victoria

Take a Stand Together

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Provides students with tips and advice which they can apply to different bullying situations.

Safe and Supportive School Communities Project

The Allen Adventure

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This fun and interactive app teaches children social and emotional skills and how to identify and deal with inappropriate behaviour from other children. Suitable for children from 3 to 8 years of age.

Safe and Supportive School Communities Project

TrackMySPEND

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Track your personal expenses on the go with this easy-to-use app from MoneySmart. TrackMySPEND gives you a clear picture of what you are spending your money on.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Triple Zero Kids' Challenge

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Kids will learn how to deal confidently with getting help in an emergency, by playing games and solving problems. They'll learn about safety messages and hear what happens when you call Triple Zero (000).

Triple Zero Awareness Working Group

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