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November 30, 2021
When we think about preventing burns, the potential hazards that come to mind are usually fire and heat sources such as stovetops, boiling water, hot food or drink and anything with a flame. But friction can also create painful burns as Mum of three, Bianca, discovered. Bianca is sharing her story about the seemingly unlikely source of her one year old daughter Daisy’s friction burn in the hope that it will prevent other families experiencing similar incidents. Meet Daisy, a happy little girl ...
October 26, 2021
Matt Welsh OAM, Australian Olympic Swimming Champion and Kidsafe Ambassador, shares his advice for families It’s safe to say that most – if not all – of us are looking forward to the summer months and being able to get back to more regular social gatherings with family and friends. Fingers crossed there will be more time spent enjoying a pool party, BBQs together, picnics, or even holidays away. The last 18 months or so has been tough on so many of us, in lots of different ways. Children have ...
October 25, 2021
Halloween is a chance for kids – and adults – to have some fun by dressing up as all kinds of characters, decorating the house, baking spooky treats and walking around your neighbourhood to marvel at the ghoulish transformations. It’s a great time to get creative by refashioning old clothing and household items into costumes and decorations, or perhaps you prefer to purchase outfits and accessories to get the kids into the spirit of the season (pun intended!). Either way, we have pulled ...
September 21, 2021
Reader caution: some of the images in this blog could be distressing to some people   “I knew. I just knew. Something wasn’t right and it wasn’t just a virus making her feel lethargic and unable to eat or drink properly,"  Kirra explains through tears about her daughter Shaylagh, affectionately known as Dolly. Dolly was a bubbly and happy little 5-year-old who - within weeks of complaining of a sore chest and throat - had started to fall asleep at the dinner table and cry when she was ...
August 26, 2021
Sometimes it feels like you only blinked your eyes and your child just grew another centimetre - those pants are not fully covering their ankles, and the long sleeves on that top look more like a three-quarter sleeve! As signs appear that your child needs the next size up in clothes, it’s an important reminder to regularly check that their child car restraint is still adjusted to fit them properly, to help ensure they are travelling safely in the car. Children are more fragile than an adult ...
July 22, 2021
Are you wondering what our Farm Safety Creative Competition is all about and what it would look like to get the kids involved? Primary School Teacher, Crystal, shares her experience participating in our Farm Safety Creative Competition last year with her Prep class. FARMS CAN BE A WONDERFUL, YET HAZARDOUS, PLACE FOR CHILDREN Farms offer a unique environment, providing a wonderful place for children to live, grow, explore, and visit. However, because farms are typically both a home and ...