after the birth
Resources, information and ideas on physical activity and healthy eating for children.
All you need to know about registering the birth of your child. You need to register the birth of your child within 60 days of birth.
Tips and advice about parenting, including childcare, single parenting, work and caring for yourself.
Under the National Employment Standards in the Fair Work Act 2009, parental leave is an unpaid period of time off that employees get when they become parents. This entitlement covers the birth of children and also adoption.
The Family Assistance Office has been set up by the Australian Government to give Australian families better access to government services. Instead of going to different agencies to get family assistance, families are able to get all their payments from just one place - the Family Assistance Office.
Search here for a wide range of family support services and contact details.
In this section, you will find answers to most of your breastfeeding questions.
Find out about the types of childcare available, benefits available to you and more.