Kidsafe Victoria E-News March 2022

It’s hard to believe that there is only one more week until school holidays start – it feels like the kids just went back to onsite learning! This month we were grateful to Brooke for sharing her story as part of our water hazards campaign. If you have 3 minutes, watch her video now – […]

Kidsafe Victoria E-News February 2022

What a weekend we had at the Pregnancy, Baby and Children’s Expo after a long wait! We had a great time meeting so many families and are looking forward to supporting you all in your parenting / caring journey. We have a packed e-news for you this month – we are excited to launch our […]

Kidsafe Victoria E-News January 2022

I hope you’ve all had a safe and happy holiday and managed to have a well deserved break despite the newest phase of the COVID pandemic being upon us. Sadly already this summer, 5 children under the age of 15 have drowned in Australia. Please read our important warning for all parents and carers in […]

How to choose your first child car restraint for bub

Congrats! You’re expecting a new baby, got a bun in the oven, preggers, with child, eating for two, got a pea in the pod, expecting a visit from the stork. Whatever you choose to call it, it’s BIG – exciting, terrifying, overwhelming, spectacular – NEWS. There are a number of important items that you’ll need […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

How do I know when it is safe for my child to move to the next stage of child car restraint?

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 […]

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 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 […]