Summer safety: How ready are Australian parents?

Trampolining injuries on the rise among children – The Age

Parents ignoring trampoline safety: poll – The Australian

Parents urged to make trampoline safety a priority this summer – myGC

What you should do if your child gets injured on the trampoline – Mamamia

Over-the-counter medicines: What parents use and why

New study shows parents spend big on over the counter medication – SBS News

Aussies coughing up for useless or harmful cold medication – ABC The World Today

Warning for parents: you’re wasting millions on medicine that could be harming your kids – TEN Eyewitness News

Growing number of parents dispensing potentially harmful cough medicine to young children: study – ABC News

Third of Aussie kids take potentially harmful cough medicine – Huffington Post Australia

Australian Medical Association says parents risk harming children with cough medicines – The Guardian

Parents ignore warnings and give children under six cough and cold drugs – The Age

A third of young Australian children are being given medications by their parents which will not help – The Herald Sun

 

Politics, policy and pessimism: What Australians think

Politicians not doing enough for children: poll – ABC The World Today

Are kids doing it tough? – Channel 7 Sunrise

Parents want politicians’ help to tackle childhood obesity, says new poll – The Huffington Post

RCH Australian Child Health Poll rates life for children as on the downturn – The Daily Telegraph

Do children have it better than we did? New survey shows Australians are not convinced – Babyology

What parents really think about politicians – Kinderling Radio

 

Sources of child health information: What parents use and trust

Parents getting child healthcare information online ‘but don’t trust it’ ABC

Parents use ‘but don’t trust’ online info SBS

Many parents consult ‘Dr Google’, but few trust the information Sydney Morning Herald

Worried parents turning to ‘Dr Google’ to diagnose their children’s problems Herald Sun

Parents use ‘but don’t trust’ online info The Australian

Parents consult Dr Google, but don’t trust it Mamamia

Hospital emergency rooms explode as Aussie parents say no to Dr Google Babyology

 

Top 10 child health problems: What the public thinks

Excessive screen time and obesity rated as top child health concerns of Aussie parents – The Huffington Post Australia

Too much screen time is biggest health concern for kids, parents say – The Age

Research reveals adults believe other kids are obese or abusing drugs but don’t worry about their own children – The Courier Mail

Kids top health issue too much screen time – SBS

Parents fears kids exposed to screens too long – The West Australian

Biggest health concerns for kids is from screentime – Mamamia

Kids top health issue too much screen time – Sky News

Excessive screen time, obesity main health concerns for children, study says – ABC News