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Local Health Districts are a good place to start for advice on physical activity. In addition the following links may help early childhood services in planning physical activity policies and programs.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Early Childhood Sector Advisory Group Inc (ATSIECSAG) 

The ATSIECSAG is a useful general link. Local elders are best contacted through your local Lands Council, Aboriginal cultural centres and cooperatives.

Ethnic Child Care Family and Community Services Co-operative Limited

This Co-operative (opens new window) has a Bicultural Support Pool with a wealth of information regarding working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities.

National Quality Framework

The National Quality Framework (opens new window) is an important reform which has put in place a new National Quality Standard. This will deliver a higher standard of care for children in the critical areas of education, health and safety and will provide clearer and comprehensive information for families so they can choose the best services for their child.

From January1, 2012, all early childhood education and care services will be assessed against the National Quality Standard. 

Playground Advisory Unit

This is the leading independent organisation in NSW that issues technical and design advice in relation to playgrounds and children’s play in a variety of settings. For safety information regarding a variety of playground equipment and playground surfacing contact the Playground Advisory Unit of Kidsafe NSW (opens new window).