Family Resources

Useful Links for Families

Below is a list of useful links to other websites related to day care / child care, kindergarten and early education for children, parents and family support services.

Child Care Subsidy And Other Government Services

CCS - The New Child Care Subsidy

On 2 July 2018 the Child Care Subsidy replaced the Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate. This site contains essential FAQs for families to ensure they understand and transition correctly to the new benefit system.

Department of Human Services

Contains useful information and links to services including Centrelink and Medicare.

Links To Other Family And Children Services

The Early Years Count

Great tips, activities and information to support your child's development.

Australian Institute of Family Studies

The Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) is an Australian Government research body that conducts research to increase understanding of Australian families and the current issues that affect them.

Early Childhood Australia

As the national peak body for early childhood, ECA is a trusted contributor to the public policy debate on all matters affecting young children (birth to eight years) and their families. 

QLD Sun Safety

Essential reference for keeping sun safe.

Kids Help Line

Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.

Raising Children Network

Fantastic reference providing up-to-date, evidence-based, scientifically validated information about raising children and caring for oneself as a parent or carer. The information is presented  into everyday language with plenty of real-life examples. 

Immunise Australia Program

The National Immunisation Program aims to increase national immunisation rates by funding free vaccination programs and communicating information about immunisation to the general public and health professionals.

Family and Child Connect

Family and Child Connect is an organisation that assists families and children in the community who need support and link them with the organisation or person that can best help them.  We all need help at some time and we all struggle with where we can find it. Family and Child Connect are the people who can get you started on the right path.

Circle In

Circle In is a fantastic and relatively new Australian website with some great resources for working mothers. Connecting working parents and experts, this online community offers smart, insightful and practical advice for many issues and topics affecting working families . Articles including jobs suited for working parents, planning for a successful return to work from maternity leave.... and how to pick a great childcare!

Local Links

First 5 Forever

First 5 Forever have great programs at different Logan Libraries that include story times and how to get the very best out of reading to your little person. Here is the link to the Logan Council website for the First 5 Forever events.

KRANK School Holiday Program

KRANK is a school holiday program for Logan residents aged 5-17 years, which offers a variety of free and low cost activities. The activities are wide and varied and include kayaking, animation workshops, surfing, BMX biking and even martial arts. KRANK will have something to please any child…..even that…..particular teenager!!

Have a look on the link provided if you are hoping to keep a little bit of sanity and you have school age children at home over the holidays.


Children are not things to be molded, but are people to be unfolded.

Jess Lair, author