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Centre for Community Child Health (CCCH)

PEDS eLearning

A new eLearning course, Foundation PEDS, is now available online for practitioners, both experienced and those new to Parents' Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS). Watch a demonstration of the course.


Behaviour development

In the first few years, children’s development is rapid and they are constantly learning new skills. These new skills, knowledge and abilities affect their behaviour. Read our new editions of Community Paediatric Review and Grow & Thrive for tips on supporting children's behaviour development.


Preschool matters – for Australia’s future

Starting school is a major milestone in a child’s life. Making that transition successfully has lasting implications for children’s academic and occupational success. Sadly, in Australia many children do not make a successful transition to school.


“Childcare should be focused primarily on the needs of the child”

Director Frank Oberklaid addresses an Early Childhood Roundtable ahead of the release of the Senate Standing Committee on Education and Employment's Report on the Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill 2015.


Celebrating 21 years of the Centre for Community Child Health

The Centre for Community Child Health is 21! Watch our new video to hear about our origins, achievements and future plans.


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Video: Brain Builders

Brain Builders presents the science of how children’s brains develop, using animation to make the complex simple and accessible.


About us

Established in 1994, the Centre for Community Child Health (CCCH) works in partnership with communities to support the health, development and wellbeing of all children.



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Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.