Eating out

Cuisines across the country

Going out to dinner with kids? Can it be done? Will they eat? Will they behave?

Local area links will be added here soon for family friendly cafes, restaurants, club and pub bistros, desserts, delicacies and more.

We’re currently working on an interactive food map of Australia which will take you on a journey through our food regions, link you to local dining and recipes which highlight the diversity of local produce.

Over time, we will be adding articles, lists and other resources here from various emergency services to enable people to be as prepared as possible for any emergency situation. Please subscribe to our e-News below to stay up to date.

National contacts and resources

Food regions of Australia

Local contacts and resources

To find the details of local cafes, restaurants, bistros and more, please select your community area.









Icons and legends

Be amazed and inspired by these local icons and legends.

(Inspiring people and local heros coming soon)

Discover more….

In our library:

(Books, film, media and other stories of emergency services, coming soon)

Community voices

Monae, age 6

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Acknowledgement of Country

In the spirit of reconciliation Children's Guide acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, waters and community. We pay our respect to Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.