E-NEWS

Browse through our archive of monthly newsletters to catch up on the latest on child injury prevention news, safety tips and product recalls. 

Animals
November 29, 2021
It's hard to believe that Melbourne has only been open for a few short weeks and that the festive season is just around the corner. It has been refreshing to have visitors, playdates and from our perspective at Kidsafe - to re-commence our accredited child car restraint training and community organisation education sessions. Last week we launched a billboard campaign with our friends at Bella's Footprints as a reminder to all families to be button battery aware particularly at this time of ...
October 21, 2021
With stay-at-home directions easing, schools re-opening and the ability to see more friends and family in person – not to mention some great weather – the mood in Victoria has certainly become more upbeat. Not everyone will be rushing to gather in crowds straight away - or wanting to have people hug and kiss their new little one just yet - so go at your own pace and set whatever boundaries you need until you feel ready. With more of us likely to be on the road – and perhaps taking some long ...
September 28, 2021
Lockdowns, an earthquake and watching two Melbourne teams play an interstate grand final - it has been a long couple of months for Victorian families, who have done an amazing job in such difficult circumstances. For those who felt their homes move in the earthquake, it's a good time to double check if any appliances or furniture has moved or are not secured as they should be - you can find out why this is important by watching little Blake's story. And if you are visiting a new park with the ...
August 26, 2021
You may have recently seen in the news a child was saved by their quick thinking mum as they choked on a piece of food. They were having breakfast - an everyday occurrence - and if not for the mum's close supervision and knowledge of first aid, it could have been a life changing moment for the 13-month-old toddler and her family. In these difficult times - even harder with early childhood services now closed to many families - it's important to remain vigilant about safety, including hazards ...
July 22, 2021
Well done to each and every one of you who has again juggled so many responsibilities during another lockdown. It has been a challenging time for everyone but hopefully you are all able to celebrate some respite from today. To all of the attendees who had booked to attend one of our free child car restraint checking and fittings days that were postponed due to the lockdown - thank you for your patience. These are now resuming in some locations - please visit the Safe Seats, Safe Kids website ...
June 24, 2021
While the end of June marks the conclusion of National Burns Awareness month, the cold winter weather is here to stay for another couple of months. Don't forget to check out our wealth of tips regarding Burns prevention and treatment, as well as downloading our Burns Safety Checklist. As we approach the end of the financial year, we're seeking your support. A lot of people have done it tough over the last 15 months, but if you are in a position to, we would really appreciate your support in ...