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. 

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April 30, 2020
Welcome to another month of isolation and social distancing - groundhog day has well and truly set in! If you are missing your daily gym fix and are working out at home instead, this month our blog has some tips about keeping the kids safe around your home fitness equipment.  We also have an article on Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week, some information on choosing a rear facing car restraint for a newborn and a Q&A with our child car restraint expert Kathy. Don’t forget to jump on board the ...
March 30, 2020
The world as we know it has entered into unprecedented times with the COVID-19 pandemic - our thoughts go out to all those who have been impacted. Whilst we are in a period of uncertainty, it's important to remember that we all have a role to play in ensuring the health and safety of our community - please be kind, respectful and considerate to others and ensure that the Aussie spirit of helping out those in need, is still strong. With school holidays here and more of us working and spending ...
February 29, 2020
February marked the start of a busy and exciting month, including delivery of the first free child car restraint fitting and safety check events as part of the ‘Safe Seats, Safe Kids’ program, the training of 10 more accredited fitters through our Type 1 Child Car Restraint Fitting course, and participation in the Pregnancy, Babies and Children’s Expo, where we hosted the new ‘Safety Centre’. You can read more about these events below. This month we also bring you a blog on the importance of ...
January 21, 2020
As we welcome the positive change that a New Year brings, we are also saddened by the recent bushfire events that are sweeping our country.  Our thoughts are with everyone impacted and we extend our thanks to the brave and tireless firefighters and volunteers who give so much to help keep us safe. Hopefully you had a relaxing break with family and friends and are transitioning from holiday mode back into the routine of work and school preparations - or still enjoying the summer break. Either ...
December 18, 2019
With Christmas on our doorstep, the team at Kidsafe Vic are busier than ever thanks to a successful 2019. We would like to thank you for your ongoing support and readership.  Our office will be closed from Monday the 23rd December until Monday the 6th of January. If you have any queries during this time, please email info@kidsafevic.com.au and we will respond when we return. In the meantime, keep following our Facebook page for helpful tips and advice over the Christmas break!  Merry ...
November 10, 2019
We are excited to bring you the November edition of Kidsafe Victoria’s e-news, as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Kidsafe! To mark the occasion we held a breakfast at the Hotel Windsor to thank our many partners, ambassadors, volunteers, stakeholders and families who have been touched by Kidsafe over the years. You can read more about the event below, as well as some information on driveway safety, children left unattended in cars as we move into the warm summer months and the latest ...