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Family health services for you and your baby

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services focus on good health for both mothers and their children.

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Regular health checks for children

Health checks are a way for parents to gain reassurance, but they can also help to pick up any problems in the early stages.

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Financial support for rural families

Many families with children and babies live in rural and remote areas. Find out what financial assistance is available to families in the country.

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Support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families deal with a complex set of reasons for why extra support is needed for raising happy, healthy children.

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Teeth grinding (bruxism) in children

Find out about teeth grinding and clenching (called bruxism) in children, including signs of teeth grinding and available treatments.

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Pregnancy and newborn care on a visa in Australia

Pregnancy and newborn care are available in Australia on a visa. There may be extra costs if you're not covered by Medicare or private health insurance.

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Down Syndrome Health Record App

Health record app is for parents and support people of children with Down syndrome that assists them to record and monitor their child’s health, growth and development.

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eHealth support for rural families

Here is a trusted listing of health support resources available online, via video or by the telephone for children and families living in the country areas.

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Your child's health

Your child's health includes dental care, recognising when your child is unwell, has a serious illness and taking care when giving them medicine.

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