Obesity in children
An estimated 28% of children and adolescents in Australia are overweight. Read more to find out which children and teenagers are at risk of being obese.
Healthy and active children
Physical activity, healthy eating and a proper rest are key aspects of children’s health. This page provides information and links to resources.
Depression in children
If your child has symptoms of depression, it's best to seek professional help. Find out more about depression and children.
CT scans and radiation exposure in children and young people
Information on CT scans and radiation exposure in children and young people.
Caring for children's feet starts from birth. Find out more about how to look after your child's feet and how to keep them in tiptop condition.
Perthes disease is a painful condition of the hip which usually occurs in children. It can take time, but most children recover fully. Read our trusted sources about Perthe's disease.
Health information in relation to a number of different life stages and life events, such as babies and toddlers, children, teenagers, young adults, pregnancy, women's health, men's health, seniors and end-of-life issues.
Objects in the ear
It is most likely children who will poke something into their ear. This can cause pain, swelling or even deafness. Get advice here about how to look after yourself should you have an object in your ear.
Safety comes first when you're online
To mark Safer Internet Day and to combat cyberbullying, here are some insights and tips to help keep you and your children safe while online.
Back to school health tips
Is your child starting or returning to school? Here are 5 top tips to help your child navigate their way into a healthy and happy school year.