Resources for parents

If you’re unsure how to talk your child about coronavirus, or looking for support yourself, our dedicated Child & Family Counselling team have compiled a list of resources that you might find helpful.

Keep an eye on this page as we’ll continue to update new resources as we find them.

General up-to-date information about coronavirus:

Official Australian Government COVID website: 

Coronavirus Australia app

Apple download:


The Australian Government’s WhatsApp chat:

Health alerts:


NSW Department of Education advice:

Downloadable resources in different languages:

Health advice about coronavirus: 

Information about the affect of coronavirus on babies, kids and pregnant women:

Raising Children Network:

Mental health resources:

Support for your mental health and those around you, courtesy of Beyond Blue: 

Excellent list of videos, resources and worksheets to support your family’s mental health:

Helping kids cope with stress poster:

Tips for talking to your children about coronavirus and helping them deal with difficult or different situations:

Tips from The Conversation on talking to your children about coronavirus: 8 tips on what to tell your kids about coronavirus


Psychology Today:

Hey Sigmund:

How to speak to my child about Coronavirus: COVID-19 parents and carers support for students 10 3 2020

Information for parents – talking to children about COVID-19:

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