Kidsafe NSW Inc. Newsletter
August 2017
10 Aug 2017

In This Issue


FREE Child car seat recycling trial

Are you curious about what to do with old, damaged or unused child car seats? Now you can take part in a child car seat recycling trial scheme! It is estimated that over 200,000 seats are disposed of each year in Australia and over 90% of the seat itself can be recycled. 

Neck floatation device for children

Kids and dog safety

Animals, particularly dogs can provide wonderful experiences for children and are part of many people’s lives. 

Rail safety week

Rail safety week is 14-20 August “Rail safety – it’s everyone’s responsibility” 

Water bead safety

Water beads (also known as water absorbing polymer beads, ‘water balls’, ‘dragon eggs’ or ‘fairy eggs’) are being marketed to to young children as sensory toys but families are urged to stay away from them! 

Return Unwanted Meds (RUM) Project

Dr Julie Brown awarded for research excellence

Kidsafe NSW would like to congratulate Dr Julie Brown on her recent National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Research Excellence Award. 

Support and resources for grandparents

Grandparents can play an important role in the lives of children. 

Quad bike fatalities

As of July there were as many deaths on quad bikes, in Australia, as the entire year previously. 

Vale Greg Rocke

Greg Rocke, the founder of the Pregnancy, Children and Babies (PBC) Expo, passed away in June 2017. 

Launch of the Good Practice Guide

Transurban grant for road safety resources

Kidsafe NSW would like to thank Transurban for awarding Kidsafe NSW their community grant. 

Product recalls

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