The Department of Human Services Healthy Start for School initiative encourages parents to ensure their child has a health check before they commence school.
As families across the country head back to school, the Department of Human Services is reminding those receiving family payments to be prepared for the year ahead.
The to-do-list for parents of children starting early childhood education is a long one. There are new routines to learn, lunchboxes to pack and immunisations to organise.
Department of Human Services staff members were up early on Wednesday 1 March, raising awareness of the importance of organ and tissue donation for the Gift of Life DonateLife Walk 2017.