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Websites for Parents

Websites for Parents

Below are some links to a series of sites that parents may find useful.


Parentline (a joint initiative of BoysTown) is a confidential telephone counselling service providing professional counselling and support for parents and care-givers. Available 8am to 10pm, seven days a week for the cost of a local call.

Probably the best site you will find covering everything there is about the issues facing young people today. It has tips, stories, interactive pages, profiles and more.

Parenting Ideas

Subscribe to a regular email from one of Australia's leading parenting experts.

Kids Helpline

Australia's only free, confidential and anonymous, 24-hour telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between five and 18. Sometimes you have to wait a while, so please be patient. Phone 1800 551 800 or Visit the Website, where there is on-line counselling available.

ABCD Parenting Young Adolescents

This website is based on the ABCD Parenting Young Adolescents Program, and gives information and support to parents and professionals. The site provides information about the program, answers to frequently asked questions and contact details for metropolitan and regional parenting, alcohol and other drugs services.

Child and Youth Health

Follow this site to find links and information regarding a wide range of health issues facing young people. This site is maintained by the South Australian Health Department.


Parent tips for mobile phone bulling. Advice from the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association.

Headspace - National Youth Mental Health Foundation.

Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds.

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg works as the Managing Director of The Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre, established by the Australian Government Initiative administered by the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research.


P: (07) 4796 0222

F: (07) 4796 0200

384 Ross River Road,
Cranbrook, Townsville
Queensland, 4814

Acknowledgement of Country Acknowledgement of Country

Acknowledgement of Country Acknowledgement of Country

The Ignatius Park College Community would like to humbly acknowledge the Wulgurukaba peoples on whose land our College is located, as well as the Bindal peoples on whose land many of us live and travel across daily. We respectfully thank the elders of this traditional land both past and present for guiding us through the journey of time to where we are today.