Free Support Counselling

You don't have to be in crisis to contact us. Parentline offers a respectful, caring, understanding approach to your parenting questions

Hot Tips for Happy Parenting

A list of basic tips and reminders to keeping you and your child happy.

Raising Children Website

Up-to-date, evidence-based, scientifically validated information about raising children and caring for yourself as a parent or carer. Everyday language with plenty of real-life examples.

ParentHub Website

Parenthub is a free online resource for Australian parents. It provides relevant and up to date health information.

Communicating with my child

Just like parents, children sometimes experience difficulties in their lives. Somehow, your child’s needs are not being met, and he or she may experience many different feelings.

What to avoid with an unhappy child

When you detect that your child is not happy, there are some ways of talking that should be avoided.

Resources in different languages

مقاطع بتاعت فيديو بالعربي السوداني(Sudanese Arabic), 普通话视频(Mandarin), Rasilimali kuhusu uzazi za Kiswahili(Swahili), Các bài báo và video của Việt Nam(Vietnamese) and 廣東話(Cantonese)

Support for Fathers

Providing dads with options and information about fatherhood, the relationship with their partner and connecting with their kids.

Mobile Phone Apps

Use technology to help anxiety and stress. A great option for mindfulness and getting through the day plus tracking moods.

Grief and Bereavement

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement assists the community to enhance well-being following adverse life events by providing education.

Please don't delay if you feel you need help right now.


  • Life: Living is for Everyone – suicide and self-harm prevention resource
  • Lifeline – 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services
  • PANDA – Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia National Helpline (Mon to Fri, 9am – 7.30pm AEST/AEDT) 1300 726 306
  • Mensline Australia – telephone, online support and information service for men
  • 1800 Respect – 24/7 sexual assault and family violence helpline
  • Suicideline – 24/7 specialist telephone counselling and information to anyone affected by suicide. Call if you are thinking about suicide, worried about someone, or have lost someone to suicide. Phone 1300 651 251
  • Kids Helpline – 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5-25. Phone 1800 55 1800
  • Australian Centre for Grief & Bereavement – A range of fact sheets and resources

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