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Support for parents

The support you need can be just a phone call away. Find out how and who you can speak to for advice and support as a new parent.

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Raising a child when your family is overseas

Raising a child can be challenging if you're new to Australia but without close family to support you. Find the advice and support you need if your family is overseas.

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Disability and parenting support

Disability and parenting support is available such as government support, information services, non-profit, charity and parent support groups and carers networks.

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Be a confident parent - ReachOut Parents

Become a confident parent through positive interactions, learning from other parents, and taking care of yourself.

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Parent Training / Parent Therapy | myVMC

Parent training or parent therapy is a growing area of psychological intervention for parents whose children have been diagnosed with certain mental and behavioural disorders.

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Parental rights

Information on parental rights including parental leave, breastfeeding rights, responsibilities as a parent, plus links to trusted resources.

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Positive parenting

The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program offers valuable parenting advice for mums, dads, step parents, guardians and carers to care for their child.

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Supporting your partner guide for parents - Partners to Parents

Free guidelines for new parents and parents-to-be on how to stay connected and reduce parenting stress when you have a baby.

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Parenting with a disability

Parents with a disability face the same issues as other parents but may require more support. Learn about the unique challenges and importance of help and support.

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