Child Weekly

In QLD, alone new data has revealed in 2018 that Parents and taxpayers paid $378 million for childcare services they never received.

A toddler and her family were visiting Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, Florida. In the rhinoceros exhibit, the toddler participated in Rhino Encounter which involves a "hands-on, educational experience" with the zoo's southern white rhinos when the toddler apparently fell between steel poles separating guests from the rhino yard. 

From 01 January, NSW families can avail a $100 rebate that can be put towards the cost of creative and cultural activities including music and drama lessons, language classes, visual and performing arts and coding courses.

The new App "Save The Date To Vaccinate", has been created by the NSW Ministry Of Health. It is an easy-to-use reminder tool that helps parents and carers remember to vaccinate their children on time.

From 01 January 2019, any baby born in NSW, parents will receive a free baby bundle valued at $300 from the NSW Government. The products and information will support the health, development and wellbeing of newborn babies.

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS), provides access to a range of benefits for children aged 2 17 years including examinations, x rays, cleaning, fissure sealing, fillings, root canal and extractions.

An Educator, from Auckland New Zealand, was left in disbelief and shock when only receiving 2 cents as her final pay cheque, after getting fired 5 days before Christmas.

An early childhood service operated by the University Of Wollongong has been fined more than $3000 due to giving a child food that they were allergic to twice in 6 months.

In a local Hawaiian preschool, an Assistant in the preschool room mistakenly served Pine Sol instead of apple juice.  A report says that the assistant had taken the Pine Sol off the kitchen cart, filled cups with it and served it to the children.

Australian child health experts are claiming that the Monkey Bars, is a leading cause of injuries in young children. A report conducted by Monash University, claims that there has been a 41% increase in monkey bar injuries requiring children to be hospitalised.

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