Children's Health

Children's healthKeeping the most important people in your life healthy and happy

They’ll always be your baby, but whether they’re a tot or a gangly teenager there’s always something new to know about the good things you can do for your child’s health and wellbeing.

Get the facts for health

We’ve gathered a range of fact based information and articles to help you navigate the issues that are important to keeping children healthy and happy. And, as we do regular updates, you’ll find something new each time you visit.

Is your child eligible to receive up to $1000 in dental benefits?

The Federal Government's Child Dental Benefits Schedule, which came into effect on 1 January 2014, can provide up to $1000 in dental benefits over two years.

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Advantages of Breastfeeding

The evidence is conclusive: breast milk is the best nutrition you can offer your newborn.

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Family Stress a factor in asthma

An Australian study shows the link between family stress and poor asthma management in children.

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Fever in your baby

Fevers and their associated illnesses can make children feel very uncomfortable and miserable but there are things you can do to make them more comfortable and reduce the temperature.

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The healthy school lunchbox

Packing a healthy school lunch box with nutritious snack foods can greatly enhance your child’s energy levels and learning capabilities.

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Vaccination guidelines for Australian kids

How do they work? Are they safe? The Australian Standard Vaccination Schedule.

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