Health topic quickview: Child health

A collection of Child health-related information in the Health website.

Page last updated: 23 March 2017 (this page is generated automatically and reflects updates to other content within the website)

A quickview of health information

Marketing in Australia of Infant Formulas: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement

16 November 2016

Marketing in Australia of Infant Formulas: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement 1992 (MAIF Agreement)

Maternal and Infant Health

10 December 2015

This section of the website outlines some of the major activities which are being undertaken by the Australian Government towards improving maternal and infant health.

National Antenatal Care Guidelines

13 November 2015

In November 2010 all Health Ministers agreed to the National Maternity Services Plan which included the development of National Evidence-Based Antenatal Care Guidelines, as a priority under Action 2.1: Ensure Australian maternity services provide high-quality,evidence-based maternity care. Development of the Guidelines has been coordinated by the Australian Government in collaboration with state and territory governments.

Disability — Better Start for Children with Disability initiative

02 April 2014

Medicare items supporting early diagnosis and treatment.

Promoting Healthy Weight

25 September 2009

Promoting healthy weight focuses on the prevention and management of overweight and obesity. In Australia, the 2007-08 National Health Survey showed that some 61% of the adult population (18 years and over) were overweight or obese, with 25% of these classified as obese.

Program/Initiatives

07 Sep 2011

KidsMatter

All Program/Initiatives

Publications

24 Jun 2015

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

24 Jun 2015

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Positive eating practices

24 Jun 2015

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Food ideas for busy parents

24 Jun 2015

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Infant formula

24 Jun 2015

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Developing movement skills

24 Jun 2015

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

24 Jun 2015

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Breastfeeding and returning to work

24 Jun 2015

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

24 Jun 2015

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

24 Jun 2015

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

24 Jun 2015

Get Up & Grow Brochure - Keeping children on the move

24 Jun 2015

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

14 Jan 2015

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

23 Dec 2014

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

23 Dec 2014

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

14 Feb 2014

Get Up & Grow Posters

09 Dec 2013

Brochure - National Physical Activity Recommendations for Children 0-5 Years

15 Nov 2013

Review of the effectiveness and validity of the operations of the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement (the Review)

26 Jun 2013

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

24 Jun 2013

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

01 Apr 2013

Get Up & Grow Brochure - The importance of drinking water

01 Oct 2010

National Physical Activity Recommendations for Children 0-5 years olds - Brochure, Tips & Ideas and Questions & Answers

16 Aug 2010

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

01 Aug 2010

Tips for parents: kids 1-4

01 Aug 2010

Tips for parents: kids 5-11

30 Jun 2009

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

30 Jun 2009

CD ROM

30 Jun 2009

Get Up & Grow Stickers

30 Jun 2009

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

30 Jun 2009

Get Up & Grow Brochure - The importance of active play

02 Mar 2009

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

01 Jan 2009

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

01 Aug 2008

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

10 Aug 2007

Early childhood and parenting services scoping study

01 Jan 2007

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

03 Aug 2005

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

10 Mar 2005

Marketing in Australia of Infant Formulas: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement - The MAIF Agreement

16 Sep 2004

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

01 Mar 2004

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

01 Jan 2001

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

01 Oct 2000

Mental health of young people in Australia

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