You never imagine that you will be ‘The One’…. but what if you were?

You never imagine that you will be ‘The One’…. but what if you were? We all have hopes and dreams for our children. We hope that they will make friends, fall in love, be successful and build a life of their own, but most of all, we hope that they will be healthy and happy. […]

Kidsafe Victoria E-News November 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 […]

Kidsafe Victoria E-News October 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 […]

Kidsafe Victoria E-News September 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 […]

The strange symptom that alerted a worried Mum about something sinister

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 […]

Kidsafe Victoria E-News August 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 […]

Kidsafe Victoria E-News July 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 […]

Kidsafe Victoria E-News June 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 […]

Kidsafe Victoria E-News May 2021

With the recent 7-day lockdown announcement, our latest campaign – launched during the week on National Kidsafe Day – is more important than ever. Our ‘Nothing is Everything‘ campaign was developed in response to the 32 child deaths we saw from preventable injuries in 2020. Many of these occurred while families were in lockdown, which […]

Kidsafe Victoria E-News February 2021

It has been a challenging few weeks for many of us, including a short stint trying to juggle working from home, home schooling and entertaining the kids when COVID-19 lockdowns were reintroduced. Sadly, the number of children who have died from preventable injuries have continued to be significantly higher than average. We have written to […]