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PublicationYearStatusHealth topics

Strong Fathers Strong Families

This report is a descriptive analysis of the Strong Fathers Strong Families programme.

2013Historical

Independent review of the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formulas (MAIF) Complaints Handling Process

In 2017, the Department of Health (the Department) engaged Nous Group (Nous) to undertake an independent review of the complaints handling process under the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formulas: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement 1992 (MAIF Agreement).

2012Current

Australian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years (Birth to 5 years): An Integration of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Sleep

A brochure containing the Guideline recommendations for the Early Years (Birth to 5 years) and supporting information.

2012Current

2009/10 Update to the early childhood and parenting services scoping study

This report updates the Early childhood and parenting support services scoping study by presenting a current service system map for each state and an overview of the current methods of service system information dissemination across sectors.

2010Current

Tips for parents: kids 1-4

Advice for parents on managing and improving behaviour for children aged one to four years.

2010Current

Tips for parents: kids 5-11

Advice for parents on helping children deal with loss and change and problems relating to fitting in at school.

2010Current

Annual Report of the Advisory Panel on the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula 2007 - 2008

The Panel monitors compliance with the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formulas: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement (MAIF Agreement). The aim of the MAIF Agreement is to contribute to the provision of safe and adequate nutrition for infants, by the protection and promotion of breastfeeding and by ensuring the proper use of breast milk substitutes when they are necessary.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - First foods: Food from home

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - The importance of drinking water

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood - Staff/Carers Book

Provides practical information and advice on early childhood healthy eating and physical activity to all staff and carers in early childhood settings.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - First foods: Food provided by the early childhood setting

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - The role of parents in children's active play

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Stickers

Four full colour stickers for early childhood settings.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Breastfeeding and returning to work

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Positive eating practices

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - The importance of active play

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Keeping children on the move

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Getting out and about: outdoor active play

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Food ideas for busy parents

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

CD ROM

The Get Up & Grow CD-ROM contains each of the Get Up & Grow brochures and information inserts on healthy eating and physical activity for settings to include in newsletters.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Infant formula

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood - Cooking for Children Book

Provides information and advice on early childhood nutrition, menu planning and food safety. Contains delicious and nutritious recipes for settings and families.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Posters

Six posters for early childhood settings to encourage healthy eating and physical activity in young children. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Lunchbox ideas: Meals for early childhood settings

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Developing movement skills

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood - Directors/Coordinators Book

The most detailed of all the Guidelines resources. Provides practical information and advice on early childhood healthy eating and physical activity, how to develop nutrition and physical activity policies and ways to support and encourage staff, carers and families.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood - Family Book

Provides families with practical information and advice to support healthy eating and encourage physical activity in young children.

2009Current

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Decisions about down time: a balancing act

This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families. Features key messages from the Get Up & Grow resources and beautiful early childhood pictures.

2009Current

Annual Report of the Advisory Panel on the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula 2004 - 2007

The Panel monitors compliance with the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement (MAIF Agreement). The aim of the MAIF Agreement is to help ensure safe and adequate nutrition for infants, by the protection and promotion of breastfeeding.

2008Current

Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood resources

The Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood (Get Up & Grow) resources promote the key messages included in the healthy eating and physical activity guidelines.

2008Current

COAG mental health early intervention measure - early childhood component: study to scope potential service delivery

This report scopes potential delivery settings for early childhood services and mental health support for young children.

2007Historical

Early childhood and parenting services scoping study

An overview of mental health services for children and adolescents, and of services to support their families.

2007Current

2007 Australian National Children’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey - User Guide

The User Guide contains information relating to the 2007 Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey, including the survey objectives, methods, design and content, as well as data processing and interpretation.

2007Current

2007 Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey - Main Findings

This report contains the main findings of the 2007 Australian National Children's Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey which was commissioned by the Department of Health and Ageing, the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, and the Australian Food and Grocery Council.

2007Current

Discussion Paper for the Development of Recommendations for Children’s and Youths’ Participation in Health Enhancing Physical Activity.

In March 2002, The Department of Health and Ageing commissioned researchers at the University of Queensland’s School of Human Movement Studies to draft this discussion paper to facilitate the development of Australian recommendations for both children’s and youths’ participation in health-promoting physical activity.

2005Current

Annual Report of the Advisory Panel on the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula 2003 - 2004

The Panel monitors compliance with the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement (MAIF Agreement). The aim of the MAIF Agreement is to help ensure safe and adequate nutrition for infants, by the protection and promotion of breastfeeding.

2005Current

"Mother's milk - perfect anytime anywhere"

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED - Promotional poster for breastfeeding

2004Rescinded

Breastfeeding and you: A handbook for antenatal educators

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED - This handbook is part of a resource package of research-based, innovative materials specifically designed for antenatal educators. The package aims to improve breastfeeding education in the antenatal period.

2004Rescinded

Balancing breastfeeding and work :Booklet

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED - This booklet provides information for employers and employees on how and why women should be encouraged to breastfeed and to continue to breastfeed when they return to work.

2004Rescinded

Supporting parents and families: the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people

This brochure will help you to become aware of the warning signs of mental health problems, the importance of seeking early help and the ways you can help support your child or young person.

2004Current

Annual Report of the Advisory Panel on the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula

The Panel monitors compliance with the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement 1992 (MAIF Agreement). The aim of the MAIF Agreement is to help ensure safe and adequate nutrition for infants, by the protection and promotion of breastfeeding.

2002Current

National Breastfeeding Strategy Summary Report - Summary Report of all Projects Funded under the National Breastfeeding Strategy

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED - The aim of this report is to provide a summary of all the projects funded under the National Breastfeeding Strategy.

2001Rescinded

Standard Methods for the Collection and Collation of Anthropometric Data in Children

This report addresses the NHMRC's recommendation on a standardised method for collecting anthropometric data in children. This report is part of a broader governmental effort to improve the comparability, consistency and relevance of national information on the health and well-being of Australians.

2001Current

Towards a national system for monitoring breastfeeding in Australia: recommendations for population indicators, definitions and next steps

This report outlines definitions and aspects of breastfeeding that relate to infant health outcomes, current national policies about breastfeeding, the international context, and methods currently used to monitor breastfeeding in Australia. The strengths, weaknesses, and gaps in information are compared with the information that is needed (and users want), to monitor breastfeeding nationally. The objective of this product was to conduct preliminary work and make recommendations that will lead to standardised indicators and questions for inclusion in the National Health Data Dictionary.

2001Current

Mental health of young people in Australia

This report represents the findings of the child and adolescent component of the National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing. It provides the first reliable, national information on mental illness in children and adolescents aged 4 to 17.

2000Current

Maternal and Infant Care Services Module 1999

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED - This module addresses quality care issues specific to maternal care services and infant care services for infants up to 12 months of age.

1999Rescinded