Reviewed by experts and based on evidence, raisingchildren.net.au is designed for busy families and contains videos, articles and apps on hundreds of topics. With easy-to-digest information tailored to ages and stages, raisingchildren.net.au helps parents navigate the daily decisions of raising children and looking after their own needs.
More than 45 000 parents visit raisingchildren.net.au every day to explore reliable information about children’s health, sleep, behaviour, eating, physical activity, family relationships, raising teenagers and much more.
Health and education professionals who work with families also recommend the website and distribute its information to parents.
raisingchildren.net.au is Australian Government funded and free of advertising and commercial interests.
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The website is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services. It is a partnership between the Parenting Research Centre and the Murdoch Children's Research Institute with The Royal Children’s Hospital Centre for Community Child Health.