Health and Wellbeing

We are in unprecedented times. As a school, we are still part of your community and can offer vital support to you, your families and our students. Please continue to raise issues that you would normally raise with your classroom teacher or administration staff. In this section you will find a number of resources to support student and family health and wellbeing.

Important Contacts

Child and Adolescent Health Services

Urgent Mental Health Support – 1800 048 636

Kids Helpline – 1800 551 800

Lifeline – 13 11 44

Department of Education – Support for Parents

Beyond Blue Australia – 1300 224 636

Triple P Positive Parenting Support

Online Services and Resources:

Office of the eSafety Commissioner

The Office of the eSafety Commissioner has provided tips on how to stay safe online during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Whether through choice, necessity or clear direction, an increasing number of people are staying home due to COVID-19. This means that children will have greater access than ever to digital sources. This resource gives families practical advice and tools to use in the home to support children online.

Raising Children Network

A great set of resources and information on coronavirus (COVID-19), protective hygiene and tips to help you and your family cope.

Two resources attached here include Handling Sibling Fights and The Power of Routines.

Australian Psychological Society

Feelings of worry and unease can be expected following a stressful event, such as the recent declaration of a global pandemic,

These information sheets outlines some useful strategies which can help both adults and children cope with the stress or anxiety experienced as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.

Resilience … it’s a familiar word, isn’t it? But what does it really mean? When we talk about resilience, we’re talking about a child’s ability to cope with ups and downs, and bounce back from the challenges they experience.

These information sheets give families language to discuss resilience and developing communication skills within your family.