Local Resources and Support

When disasters of any form hit a community, it is not only devastating for those people directly affected, but it also has a flow-on effect on those in the greater community. The 2022 Queensland Floods (now also in NSW) have literally changed
It doesn’t have to be the middle of Winter to dust off the firepit and enjoy gathering around the flickering flames. There is
Encircle, a community-owned and operated organisation, has been servicing families in the Greater North Brisbane area since
Seasons in Australia are at opposite times on the calendar compared to the seasons in countries from the northern hemisphere.
Speech therapy can help with so much more than just issues with talking. If you think your child may need speech therapy, Speech
Between May 2020 and July 2020, there were 65 house fires in the South Eastern Region of Queensland (source). Assistant QFES
None of us ever want to imagine that we or our children might face an emergency situation. Yet Queensland Fire and Emergency
Foster and kinship carers provide safe and caring homes for children who are unable to stay at home because of their protective
[one_fourth][/one_fourth] [three_fourth_last] String of Beads Parties String of Beads Parties are offering Boredom Buster
Stay local and support your local small business takeaways, cafes, and restaurants. This database is sorted by suburb so you can
If you are looking for fruit and vegetable delivery services in Brisbane to get fresh fruit and vegetables delivered right to
A current list of schools closed due to Coronavirus/COVID-19 in Brisbane. The spread of Coronovirus across the world has
What national parks and picnic areas are open? As of May 2nd in Brisbane, residents will be able to drive to and picnic or walk
So you have found yourself in our beautiful city and you are keen to discover what this place has to offer, what its highlights
We’ve all been there - kids asleep in the car, it's bucketing down with rain, your sporting your daggiest outfit, but you
Research shows that bringing migrant and refugee children and their families together for culturally appropriate, fun and safe
Smoke alarms save lives. If we can just get that fact out of the way, then you can appreciate why the Queensland Fire and
Brisbane is an exciting and vibrant city to visit, with a vast array of sights and activities to delight kids and adults alike.
Expecting a new baby but worried about the huge costs of buying all the essentials? Planning to visit Brisbane but not wanting to
Regardless of how large the number is getting or how fast the years seem to be flying by, nothing can beat the excitement of an
Unless you have been living under a literal pile of garbage you would have no doubt heard about the government's new Containers
In a world where parents are expected to juggle work and home life like Supermums and Superdads, there is one company that is
On 2nd July 2018, the assistance fee that families receive for childcare will change. We take a look at everything you need to
Most fatal fires are preventable, so it is important to take the time to prepare now to protect yourself, your family, and your
We all know the importance of having a fire safety plan so that everyone can escape safely if ever a fire happened at home.
House fires can occur at any time throughout the year. The hot and dry summer months provide ideal conditions for fires to start,
Australian Kookaburra Kids offer help and support to kids in Brisbane who are living in families affected by mental
There are a great many services offering allergy testing in Brisbane and nearby, to help identify the allergens for your child
Most of us tend to take for granted the safe and stable roof over our heads, however, for some families tonight that basic
This article was written and is current as of the 1.1.18 but is not intended to replace legal advice Recently we shared a post
If you’re looking for a low-maintenance garden and want to improve the lives of local wildlife, maybe it’s time to consider
Did you know that 100,000 people in Queensland rely on the help of Food Bank to provide them with food relief? 50,000 children
Finding Brisbane’s best Op shops that offer value for families is what this resource is all about. We will cover both vintage
Today’s world is difficult to navigate for teens at the best of times, but if the teenager in your family is also experiencing
Sponsored by Brisbane City Council We may be well and truly into the cold and flu season, but it's not too late to immunise
Exciting news! From today, online shopping is available to all Queensland customers of IKEA! Simply purchase online via their
Shopping with Brisbane Kids is an event in itself.. it can take days of planning.. and taking boys to clothing shops? Forget
One of the biggest decisions you will make during pregnancy is where to give birth. You want to find a Brisbane hospital where
Everyone gets angry, and parenting is full of situations that can trigger our anger. There are a few things we can do, as
Introducing a new, simple, practical and convenient approach to healthcare — Doctors on Demand. This Brisbane-based technology
Whether it’s a shopping trip, an outing to the City Botanic Gardens, beach fun at South Bank or visiting a gallery or museum,
Brisbane's South Bank is a wonderful place for families to visit at any time of year. Whether it be for a swim in Summer, a
For today’s kids, the Internet is full of endless promise and potential, an exciting place to explore, learn, create, and
Are you having a baby, or recently had a baby, and are struggling to cope? Or do you know someone who is? If you were to
As every parent knows, kids often get sick at the worst possible times, and Christmas Day is no exception. Unfortunately, many
1. Find the light At risk of stating the obvious, light is probably the most important part of getting a nice looking photo. I
It can be quite challenging to contemplate entrusting your children into someone else’s care, and finding the right person for
Recently, as I watched my mother being passed my baby nephew for the first time, I noticed how her face changed to an animated
Family means many different things to different people. Here in Brisbane, families come in every shape and size. Yet despite
It’s so often the case that when our little ones get ill it’s at night, and of course this is the most difficult time for
The Federal Government's 'No Jab, No Pay' policy is now in full swing, meaning families could miss out on payments if their kids
We all know that it can be dangerous to leave children and pets alone in cars. (It can also be illegal, as we covered in detail
As I looked at the faces of the other people in room, I was overwhelmed with gratitude. For the past few years these faces and
There is nothing more stressful than having a sick child and wondering, ‘Where can I find a 24-Hour Pharmacy in Brisbane?’
This is the face of postnatal depression and anxiety. Well, one of them. It’s the face of crippling self-doubt, relentless
Have you ever opened your electricity bill and had that sinking feeling? Living in Queensland, it’s easy to use a lot of
When I had my second child, one of the best gifts I was given was a freezer bag full of yummy meals pre-prepared by a dear
Most parents have found themselves woken during the night by their children having nightmares or night terrors, but do you know
Corinda Compounding Chemist Does your child have allergies, or intolerances to certain additives? Are they unable to take
Domestic Violence is something that can affect anyone - men, women, children. The majority of domestic violence occurs behind
Ryan's Rule| The Rule That Could Save Your Child’s Life Despite being launched in 2013, many of us have still not heard of
Thanks primarily to a booming mining industry, fly-in fly-out jobs are becoming increasingly common in Australia and for Brisbane
Finding a bulk billing dentist in Brisbane for Kids seems like an impossibility but there are options that can see your dental
Being a nanny or au pair can be amazingly fulfilling and rewarding, nurturing little ones, helping them to learn and develop and
Many thanks to Kalene for this personal account. Kiah's Story My daughter Kiah aged 5, developed a chronic wet cough at the age
Peach Tree Perinatal Wellness is a local Brisbane charity that offers education and support to parents and expecting parents
Brisbane Mum of twins, Lisa, recounts her experience of postnatal depression. Thankfully, there are plenty of support options in
Finding out your child needs an urgent operation, has cancer, or a chronic disease is unimaginably stressful. Now consider
Giving something back to the community is something we can all do, even kids. Volunteering and contributing can help families
Snakes. It's probably not the first 'S' word most of us associate with Summer. But as the weather warms up, close encounters with
The Brisbane Kids Great Garage Sale Guide The balmy Brisbane weather is here and Spring has well and truly sprung. Yep, it's
NOTE: This information is current as at October 2014. It's daunting, but unavoidable. Almost all Brisbane parents have to wrap
Brisbane families take note: Australia's largest paediatric hospital is set to open in South Brisbane one month before
Most Brisbane Kids are thrilled by the idea of a ride on a train, bus or ferry - often the destination is irrelevant! If
Brisbane Kids love pets, and puppies are definitely firm favourites for their cheeky and energetic playfulness, their beautiful
Volunteering early in life can have a positive influence on children and how they value their time, skills and service to the
Here’s the good news — Brisbane is an absolutely awesome place to live and an even more awesome place to raise kids! We have
In our mothers’ generation, dedicated maternity wear stores were unheard of, and maternity style was limited to “tent
MyTime Groups are parent/carer groups with an add on playgroups created especially for parents and carers of children with a
Antenatal Classes are just part of the ride that you can expect when you fall pregnant. Its a signal of the impending arrival
By Foster Mum Rose Pearse In Australia we have a very sad statistic. The number of foster carers is going down and the number
Katie Forsythe has a unique way of helping parents address their baby or young child’s sleep problems. Katie is different to
Join With Friends Of The Birth Centre To Get Your Natural Childbirth Are you trying to understand the concept of natural
No matter what your ideal birth plan entails, there are a huge variety of birthing options in Brisbane. Specialists are readily
Attending events such as the Out of the Box Festival, the iconic Ekka, or the awe-inspiring Christmas parades in the Queen Street
Reuniting You and Your Lost Brisbane Furbaby (Pet) Here at Brisbane Kids, we want to make sure your other family member, your
If you’ve got a Brisbane Kid with energy to burn, you need to check out the wonderful parks and playgrounds we have around our

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