Deafness, gastroenteritis in children, and fever are discussed in this newsletter.
Impetigo and febrile convulsions are considered in this Community Paediatric Review.
This article discusses eczema and guidance for health practitioners working with parents who are struggling with disciplining their child.
This article provides a guide to normal visual development and an overview of common eye problems.
The concept of the 'health promoting nurse' and new research pointing to the importance of the first three years of life are explored in this publication.
The importance for community nurses to be up-to-date with current asthma best practice and gastroenteritis are discussed in this publication.
This volume (Volume 5) details the compilation of information and program materials and resources undertaken for the Parenting Information Project.
Deformational plagiocephaly, also known as positional plagiocephaly, refers to a misshapen (asymmetrical) head shape.
This report puts forward a comprehensive economic reform agenda for an open and adaptive nation to enhance its economic flexibility, improve its capacity to innovate and maximise the potential of its human capital.
This report provides analysis, discussion and rare personal insight from former prime ministers, premiers and senior public servants into policy and economic reform.
Body Mass Index (BMI) for children and understanding the capacities of infants and the importance of communication for development are the focus of this publication.
The quality of children’s services has a profound influence on children’s development throughout the life course.
Overweight/obesity during childhood is a major public health issue with more than 200,000 Australian children between 2-18 years now obese (Booth et al, 2003).
Addressing the low literacy levels of many children from disadvantaged backgrounds requires identifying and removing barriers these children face when starting school and will also require greater partnerships and collaboration between schools and early years services.
The Australian and state and territory governments are committed to the development of a national Early Years Learning Framework.
In its relatively short history, the field of early childhood intervention has evolved rapidly, and a number of well-documented trends have become evident.
This policy brief outlines the complexities involved in selecting interventions for early childhood services.
Sustained home visiting for vulnerable families and children: a literature review of effective programsMyfanwy McDonald, Tim Moore & Sharon Goldfeld
The paradox of service delivery for children and families is that vulnerable families – that is, those families with the greatest needs – are also the least likely to be able to access those service.
The foundations of good social and emotional development are formed in early infant-parent and caregiver relationships.
This policy brief explores four key issues pertaining to the future of early childhood education and care in Australia: the importance of early childhood, quality early childhood education and care, service integration, and the inclusion of children with disability and developmental delays.
This publication provides a snapshot of who is driving, doing and supporting place-based approaches to improve children’s outcomes.
This report provides recommended action to accelerate place-based efforts to improve children’s wellbeing and address inequalities in Australia, based on project findings.
This paper examines how policy-makers, government and non-profit organisations can use the philosophies underpinning the Family Partnership Model to engage communities in a way that respects and encourages self-determination.
Involving children and young people in participatory research can be of great benefit to the young participants as well as to researchers. However that involvement also raises a number of ethical and access challenges. Involving Children and Young People in Research is a compendium of papers that...
The HIV Futures 7 survey was completed by 1058 HIV positive Australians from all states and territories.