Helping you find government information and services

Children's health and immunisation

Learn about children's health and Australia's immunisation programme for children.

A Healthy and Active Australia

Provides a range of information and initiatives on healthy eating, regular physical activity and overweight and obesity to assist all Australians to lead healthy and active lives.

Department of Health

Australian Immunisation Register

A national register that records vaccinations given to children under seven years of age.

Department of Human Services

Care for Kids' Ears

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Provides supporting information for a campaign to increase awareness of ear disease and hearing loss in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Department of Health

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

Immunise Australia Program

Provides supporting information for a campaign to increase national immunisation rates by funding free vaccination programs. Provides information about immunisation to the general public and health professionals.

Department of Health

Kids' health

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Information on health issues that affect children, from babies and toddlers to young people. Healthdirect Australian provides links to authoritative health organisations and their websites.

Healthdirect Australia Ltd

Livewire (community for young people with chronic illnesses)

Provides a safe and fun online community designed for young people living with a serious illness, chronic health condition or disability. It also caters for their siblings and parents and allows members to share experiences.

Starlight Children's Foundation

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

Nutrition and healthy eating

Provides guidelines and recommendations to encourage healthy eating that will minimise the risk of the development of diet-related diseases within the Australian population.

Department of Health

Overweight and Obesity

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Provides information on the definition of overweight and obesity, its causes and health consequences and how to calculate your BMI (for adults only).

Department of Health

Physical activity

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Provides interesting and useful information on physical activity and health associated issues. The National Physical Activity Guidelines for Australians outline the minimum levels of physical activity required to gain a health benefit and ways to incorporate incidental physical activity into everyday life.

Department of Health