Government Bodies

  • Early Childhood Education and Care, Department of Education and Training
    Early Childhood Education and Care, Department of Education and Training is the State Government body responsible for administration of the Education & Care Services National Law Act 2011 and the Education & Care Services National Law Regulations.

  • Department of Education and Training
    This department holds primary responsibility for implementing The Federal Government’s Early Childhood Education and Care Policy Agenda. For information in relation to the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Reforms, visit the DET website.

  • www.mychild.gov.au
    The mychild website provides parents and carers of children with a one-stop shop of information on important health, early learning, child care and parenting support issues and initiatives. The site also provides links to other relevant sites that outline local services in these areas.

  • CentreLink
    Peter Pan Early Childhood Centre is an Approved Childcare Service under the Child Care Benefit Scheme (CCB). For Information regarding your families’ eligibility, contact CentreLink on 13 61 50 or visit their website.

  • Queensland Health
    This website contains useful fact sheets regarding Food and Nutrition and Early Childhood Development (milestones).

  • 13 HEALTH
    The Queensland Health “13 HEALTH” phone service provides information on a range of children’s health issues, parenting advice and links to other services, including children’s health services and Newborn and Family Drop-in Services.

  • Qld Kindergarten Program
    Find out about Queensland’s approved kindergarten program and what it means for your child.

Other Parent Support and Information

  • Australian Childcare Alliance Queensland (ACA Qld)
    Formerly known as Childcare Queensland, Australian Childcare Alliance Queensland (ACA Qld) is a not-for-profit, member-funded organisation representing the private long day care sector in Queensland. It advocates for the interests of children and families and works on behalf of Approved Providers and operators to ensure that families across Queensland have access to quality, affordable and accessible long day care.

  • Parentline
    Parentline provides a confidential telephone counselling and support service for parents and carers.

  • Kidsafe Queensland
    Kidsafe Qld is a non-profit organisation dedicated to preventing unintentional death and injury to children.

  • Kids Matter Parent Resources
    Kids Matter Parent Resources are designed to help parents deal positively with children’s emotional and social development and wellbeing.

  • Staying Healthy – Preventing infectious diseases in early childhood education and care services
    This publication provides health and hygiene fact sheets for parents as well as information about how long to keep your child home when they’re sick.