Misunderstandings and arguments are pretty common in the playground. Kids are still developing social skills and learning how to communicate with others.


There are different forms of child abuse. These include neglect, sexual, physical and emotional abuse.


Unattended children run the greatest risk of falls and injuries, nothing can substitute for careful supervision.


Victoria is one of the most fire-prone areas in the world. Understanding your level of risk is the first step.


On a typical Australian summer day, the temperature inside a park car can be 20-30 degrees C hotter than the outside temperature.


Mental health is about the way a child thinks and feels about themselves and their world. It’s about how they handle their everyday lives, including making and keeping friends, keeping up with school work and getting along with family members.


We all love a day at the beach. However, the surf can be unpredictable.  Staying safe and making the most of the coast requires knowledge and skills.

Every year, around 350 Australian Children die from unintentional injuries.


Unintentional injuries account for about 88% of all injury related deaths in children and about 97% of all injury related hospitalisations.

450,000 copies of the Child Safety Handbook have been distributed to primary schools all over NSW for teachers to give to 6-7 year olds to take home to their parents.

Minister for Police The Hon. Lisa Neville MP and Minister for Roads & Road Safety The Hon. Luke Donnellan MP , Deputy Commissioner Shane Patton, VPL Chair Stephen Cooper  with four junior legatees and members of the Victoria Police Dog squad and their dogs at the Child Safety Handbook Launch at Parliament House on the 15th September 2016