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Tuesday, 7 Dec 2021
Category: Sports & Recreation

Australian Guidelines

Australian Guidelines Many of the foundations for a healthy lifestyle are set down in early childhood. Here are some key facts and recommendations on physical activity and healthy eating to help get your child off to a good start in life. Physical activity The Australian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years (birth to 5 years) recommend […]

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A safe sports environment for children

It is important to ensure a safe environment for children who play sport. By law, sporting organisations in Australia are responsible for protecting children from abuse, discrimination and harassment. A safe environment Make sure the sporting environment is safe by ensuring: equipment is not broken; there are no uneven surfaces or sharp rubbish your child […]

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Good family relationships: how to build them

Good family relationships help your children feel secure and loved. They help you feel good too. You can build good relationships in your family with quality time, communication, teamwork and appreciation. Why family relationships are important Good family relationships are enjoyable for their own sake – it just feels good to be part of a warm and […]

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Bicycles, scooters and skateboards: safety

Falling off is part of learning to ride bicycles, scooters and skateboards, so it’s important to know how to keep children safe once they start riding. Your child’s safety starts with protective gear, safety lessons and riding in safe places. Safety basics: bicycles, scooters and skateboards Here’s a list of safety basics to follow when […]

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Outdoor safety

Home safety: around water, driveways and roads Use swimming pool fences that meet Australian standards. Securely cover birdbaths and ponds with wire mesh, or leave them empty until kids are five. For safe fun with water, always watch your child – even if he can swim. For pedestrian safety, always supervise kids and hold hands near cars, roads and […]

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Kids Fun – All Day Activities

It’s one thing finding activities for the kids, but it is another thing to find activities that will keep the kids busy for more than a couple of hours. Luckily, in Melbourne we have parks, playgrounds and places where kids can spend an entire day. Here are a few ideas.. Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre […]

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Victorian State Schools Spectacular 2018

Experience Melbourne’s biggest professionally staged song and dance phenomenon, the’ Victorian State Schools Spectacular,’ a dazzling arena production guaranteed to entertain the whole family.’ ‘ A cast of 3000 young performers from over 200 schools across Victorian will captivate audiences with show-stopping vocals and high-energy dance routines in a brilliantly choreographed three-hour show.’ ‘ Featuring a 74-piece orchestra, 1300-voice […]

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