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Children

Find targeted government information for children including educational games. do it yourself activities and internet safety information.

ABC for kids

Activities for children of all ages, including Kids' TV guide, chat rooms and games.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

AMSA Kids

Find out the effects of garbage and oil pollution on marine environments. Kids page also includes links to games and puzzles.

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Budd:e Cybersecurity builder

Offers primary and secondary student a fun way to learn about the risks people take by going online, and the possible consequences. Also covers measures we can all use to help reduce the security risks.

Department of Communications

Cybersmart – Young kids

Cybersmart helps young children learn about internet safety through a range of fun interactive activities. 

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Do it yourself science

Try your hand at exciting experiments and activities at home or at school with everyday equipment. Mix some slime, build a rocket or make sultanas dance!

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

For children – family relationships

Provides links to information and advice for children on family relationship issues. Covers keeping yourself safe, questions and answers about separation, and foster families.

Attorney-General's Department

Kids world – a kid's guide to changing families

Uses a computer game to reassure children who are experiencing, or have gone through separation that it's not their fault, they're not alone and what they're thinking or feeling is okay. The game helps children find ways to cope and lets them know where they can go for help.

Department of Human Services

KidsView – Parliament in focus

Explore Parliament through fun and educational games and interactives. Learn about representation, law-making and democracy. Includes teachers' notes for teachers and parents. KidsView is designed for upper primary students.

Parliament of Australia

Livewire (community for young people with chronic illnesses)

Provides a safe and fun online community designed for young people living with a serious illness, chronic health condition or disability. It also caters for their siblings and parents and allows members to share experiences.

Starlight Children's Foundation

Make your own at home

Be inspired by the National Museum of Australia's Discovery Space programs and craft your own creations at home.

National Museum of Australia

Shell Questacon Science Circus

For experiments you can try at home or in the classroom, the Science Circus has a collection of awesome science activities and videos with easy to follow instructions and an explanation of the science involved.

Questacon - National Science and Technology Centre

Skooville Australia

Age-verified, validated through kids school and actively protected social learning network where young children can meet friends, make new ones, have fun and learn cool stuff. And they can do all these things knowing they are completely safe!

Intuitive media Australia Pty Ltd

Triple Zero Kids' Challenge

Start playing and learn about what happens when you call Triple 000. The online game is designed for children of kindergarten and primary school age and consists of a number of safety scenarios. The game is available in seven languages including English, Arabic, Vietnamese, Chinese, Thai, Hindi and Dinka.

Triple Zero Awareness Working Group

Young Carers

Provides tips, contacts and support for children and young people who help care in families where someone has an illness or a disability.

Department of Social Services

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