Kidsafe Victoria E-News April 2022

I hope you have all enjoyed some precious time with family over the Easter/ school holidays/ Greek Easter/ ANZAC day periods this month. You may have seen our General Manager, Jason Chambers, popping up across different media outlets across the month, talking about how over 9 in 10 child car restraints that we have checked […]

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 […]

Kidsafe Victoria E-News December 2021

It’s hard to believe this year is almost over – we hope you are all making plans to take time out and look after yourselves. Coming up to the festive session, we have a couple of child safety reminders: – check presents or cards for button batteries and magnets and make sure these are secure […]

The burn you never saw coming

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]