Out and about safety

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Safety for yourself, others and the environment

We live in a fantastic country with an abundance of attractions, recreational facilities, outdoor areas and special events to share and enjoy with our children. The point is to have fun, to enjoy what our communities have to offer us, to take leisure time, enjoy the festivals or where we are on a tourist level. Whether you take your children for an outing or allow them to attend with friends, you’d like to feel secure with the knowledge that they can handle unusual situations which open areas, the environment, venues or special events may present. Prepare your children and yourself by understanding where they’re going and setting your own ground rules based on your children’s abilities and limitations.

Observe safety practices set by the location or venue your children are attending. These are in place to ensure that the facilities are enjoyed as designed and minimise risk for all visitors as well as the facilities themselves.

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

000 Triple Zero emergency

Ambulance, Fire, Police

Poisons Information

24 hour

State Emergency Services

24 hour

Translating and Interpreting Service

24 hour

If you need support for yourself or someone right now, please contact one of the numbers below. Organisations and services will be added as our site grows. More support can be found across the other Safe pages.

Crime Stoppers

24 hour

Kids Help Line

24 hour

Lifeline

24 hour

Local contacts and resources

To find the details of local emergency services, please select your community area.

ACT

NSW

NT

QLD

SA

TAS

VIC

WA

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.