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Children

ABC for kids

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

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Allen Adventure

iPad - This fun and interactive app provides an opportunity for parents and educators to talk about social and emotional skills that children need to make friends, to get on with others and to deal with unpleasant or difficult behaviour from other children. Suitable for children from 3 to 8 years of age.

Safe and Supportive School Communities Project

Basin Kids

Basin Kids is a website especially prepared for students, parents and teachers to explore the facts and issues relating to the Murray-Darling Basin. Includes games, lesson plan ideas, native and alien fish information and more.

Murray-Darling Basin 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 of those risks. It’s also education about the technical and behavioural measures we can all use, to help reduce the security risks.

Department of Communications

Children's rights

Provides information about children's rights, how they are protected and some of the major human rights issues facing children around the world today.

Australian Human Rights Commission

CyberNetrix (13-16)

CyberNetrix is an Internet safety education program for secondary school aged students. It forms part of the NetAlert CyberSafe Schools program and contains interactive activities for children to use.

Australian Communications and Media Authority

CyberQuoll (8-12)

CyberQuoll is an Internet safety program for primary schools. It forms part of NetAlert's CyberSafe Schools initiative and is designed to help children learn important Internet safety messages.

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

Environment education for kids

Find out the effects of garbage and oil pollution on marine environments. Australian Maritime Safety Authority information page for kids; also includes links to games and puzzles.

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

For children - Family relationships

A page for children, with information and advice about family relationship issues. Includes links to help and ideas for keeping yourself safe, questions and answers about separation, and foster families.

Attorney-General's Department

Green kids guide to threatened species - 9 ways you can help

No one will ever again see a Paradise Parrot flash its rainbow colours across the sky or see the Tasmanian tiger slink through the wet Tasmanian forest. They are gone forever - they are now extinct. One of the most important ways to help threatened plants and animals survive is to protect their habitats permanently in national parks, nature reserves or wilderness areas.

Department of the Environment

Hector's World

Hector's World helps young children learn about internet safety through a range of fun interactive activities. The experiences of Hector and his friends offer children practical guidance on managing risks and reinforce the importance of responsible online behaviour.

Department of Communications

Kids world - a kid's guide to changing families

This computer game reassures older primary school aged 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 understand what is happening; helping them find ways to cope and letting them know where they can go for help.

Department of Human Services

KidsMatter

KidsMatter is a mental health and wellbeing framework for primary schools and early childhood education and care services, and is proven to make a positive difference to the lives of Australian children.

Australian Psychological Society

KidsView - Parliament in focus

Explore parliamentary concepts and processes through fun and educational games and interactives. Learn about representation, law-making, democracy, Parliament House and parliamentary treasures. Includes teachers' notes for teachers and parents. Kidsview is designed for upper primary students and is a sub website of the Parliamentary Education Office.

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

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

Kids, learn about what happens when you call Triple 000. Triple Zero Kids' Challenge is an online game designed for children of kindergarten and primary school age. The game consists of nine safety scenarios.

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Young Carers

Young Carers provides contacts and support for children and young people, families and primary teachers. Their respite and information services program assists young carers to complete their education.

Department of Social Services

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