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Childcare Tool Kits

11 Articles
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How to find the best quality child care

Factors to consider when choosing child care: types of care, what service would best suit your child’s temperament and how to choose the best service for your family.

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Child care for kids with special needs

A toolkit to support families and kids with additional needs who are looking for and/or using child care including allergies and financial and inclusion support.

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Babysitter tool kit for parents

A comprehensive babysitter toolkit which covers everything families need to know about interviewing, choosing and employing a babysitter for their children.

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Choosing a child care service tool kit

A toolkit of resources to help families identify, choose and secure the best child care for their children, including info on waitlists and high quality services.

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Cost of child care tool kit

Child care is increasingly expensive. This toolkit offers an overview of costs and the financial support available to help families manage and application info.

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A child care tool kit for first time parents

A toolkit to support parents as they transition back to work after parental leave including financial support, work life balance and adjusting to child care.

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Children's health in child care tool kit

A comprehensive resource to help parents keep their children healthy while they are in child care; covers hygiene, nutrition, bites, bullying, nits and more.

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Child care tool kit for families considering a move to Australia

Considering a move to Australia with young children? Read this to learn about the Australian child care system.

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Nanny tool kit for parents

A comprehensive toolkit to help families interview, choose and employ a nanny, including legal obligations and maintaining a successful relationship.

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The work-life balance tool kit for parents

A toolkit of tips and tricks to help parents achieve a harmonious balance between work and family life including sick days, mother guilt and child care info.

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Planning for child care while pregnant

Pregnancy is the perfect time to start thinking and planning your child care strategy. This article looks at what you can do in advance, how to access government payments and how to choose a child care provider.