KEEPING KIDS OUT OF HOSPITAL

Preventing childhood injuries and accidental deaths with evidence-based, practical safety advice for parents and care-givers.

Kidsafe Queensland - photo of infant baby in rear-facing car seat.

KEEPING KIDS OUT OF HOSPITAL

Kidsafe Queensland - photo of infant baby in rear-facing car seat.

Preventing childhood injuries and accidental deaths with evidence-based, practical safety advice for parents and care-givers.

BRINGING BABY HOME SAFELY

Hire a Unity baby capsule FREE of charge for 6 months with a $60 refundable deposit as part of our Bringing Baby Home Safely campaign.

TRANSURBAN FREE CHILD CAR SEAT FITTING & CHECKING

To help you on the road to COVID-19 recovery we are excited to announce that Transurban is funding FREE Child Car Seat fittings and checks at Kidsafe Queensland’s Windsor, Logan & Mater Hospital sites.

Effective 1st July 2020 – 30 June 2021. Bookings are essential

HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?

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CHILD CAR SEAT HIRE

Short and long term available. Hire fee includes fitting and training.

DISABILITY SERVICES

We are an NDIS registered provider and offer consultations.

SERVICES & TRAINING

Child Car seat fitting, playground inspections and home safety for parents.

RESOURCES & SAFETY ADVICE

Safety advice for staying safe at home, on the road and at play.

JOIN OUR EMAIL LIST

Our quarterly newsletter is designed for parents and carers wanting to receive seasonal safety advice, product recalls and news. You can also subscribe to specific lists relating to playground inspections, child car restraint training or corporate partnerships.

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OUR PROGRAMS

Kidsafe QLD Home Safety Program

HOME

Most injuries suffered by children happen in and around the home.

Kidsafe QLD Play Safety program

PLAY

Falls during play are the leading cause of childhood injury requiring hospitalisation.

ROAD

In Australia, transport injuries are the most common cause of child injury death.

ABOUT KIDSAFE QUEENSLAND

We are a not-for-profit, non-government organisation with a vision for a safer world for our kids at home, at play and on the road. For more than 40 years, we have been keeping kids out of hospital by teaching parents and caregivers how to prevent injuries with evidence based, practical safety advice. We have travelled the safety journey with over 20,000 Queensland families and the conversation always starts when baby arrives.

LATEST NEWS

How choosing the right plants can make a fun and safe play space

How choosing the right plants can make a fun and safe play space

A well thought out play space allows kids to grow and develop key skills. Knowing this, we can plan and design play spaces with different plants and gardens to nurture children’s development, creativity, and imagination. A simple way to achieve this is by planting trees and shrubs. However, before planting anything, ensure that plants are suitable for the space.

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From the time a child swallows a button battery they are ‘walking dead’

From the time a child swallows a button battery they are ‘walking dead’

In Australia, more than one child a month sustains a time critical or severe injury related to swallowing or inserting (into nose or ears) a button battery, with children under five years of age proving to be at greatest risk. As the number of babies, toddlers and older children hospitalised after swallowing button batteries continues to rise, Kidsafe has issued a fresh warning that button batteries can inflict catastrophic injury and kill.

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