Welcome to Kidsafe NT
For the past decade, Kidsafe NT has worked closely with Government agencies, parenting support groups, child protection, health and early childhood agencies, refugee centres, local Councils and the corporate sector to spread the injury prevention message across five focus areas:
- Households (including burns and scalds)
Opening Hours 2014
Monday to Friday 9am - 1pm and every second Saturday 9am - 12 noon (please call first to check)
P: (08) 8941 8234
A: 1/9 Charlton Court
Woolner NT 0820
P: PO Box 3766
WINELLIE NT 0820
Child car restraint laws were introduced in the Territory in February 2013 and now every child up to the age of 7 years must be restrained in an age appropriate child car seat. If you have any questions relating to the child restraint laws in the NT or wish to book a child car restraint fitting, hire or purchase for your child please contact us on (08) 8941 8234. There is also information, fact sheets and brochures on NT child car restraint legislation on: Department of Transport website .
Book Online for your Child Car Restraint Fitting Appointment with Kidsafe NT:
NATIONAL KIDSAFE DAY - TUESDAY 21 OCTOBER 2014
National Kidsafe Day is held during Children's Week and provides a great opportunity for considering the safety of our children in an adult focused world during a week that celebrates our children. The Day reminds us that accidental injuries can change lives in just a split second. This year Kidsafe NT will be hosting a safety information stand at the free Children's Week Party at the Palmerston Recreational Centre, 11 The Boulevard, Palmerston from 9am to 12 noon. The event is sponsored by the Palmerston City Council. Kidsafe NT will offer free giveaways for children, encouraging them to play, laugh and have fun - as safely as possible. Parents and caregivers will have the opportunity to have the installation of their child car restraints checked for free by our accredited Type 1 Fitters.
Children need to be given the chance to ‘have a go’, try new things, and explore a range of outdoor areas. This, at times, may involve trips, falls and some tears. However, children need to be able to make their own choices and learn that taking some risks can be an important part of play. As a parent, carer and/or educator, it is important to provide a managed environment so that children can learn about risk and challenge. The winners of the 2014 Kidsafe National Playspace Design Awards recognising excellence and innovation in the provision of safe, creative playspaces will be announced on National Kidsafe Day. The awards are co-ordinated Bi-annually by Kidsafe NSW on behalf of Kidsafe - The Child Accident Prevention Foundation of Australia and promote inspirational and innovative best practice play facilities and encourage healthy participation in recreational activities for all children.
CHILDREN'S WEEK 18 - 26 October 2014
Children's Week is an annual event celebrated in Australia during the fourth week in October. Thousands of children and their families around the country are involved in activities and events during "The Week" through the participation of schools, playgroups, childcare, kindergartens, cultural groups, libraries, departments and community groups. This year Kidsafe NT will be joining in festivities at the Free Family Fun day at the Jingili Water Gardens from 9am to 12 noon Tuesday 21 October 2014. This event is sponsored by the Darwin City Council. Contact NAPCAN for more information on what other events are planned across the NT 08 8942 2254 or click on the link below. The Kidsafe NT team looks forward to joining in Children's Week family celebrations at Knuckeys Lagoon Community 22 October and Palmerston Indigenous Village 23 October from 3pm - 6pm. Contact Kidsafe on ph: 89 418 234 for more information.