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Oration: Child mental health policy and service reform

Professor Frank Oberklaid’s oration discussed the place of child mental health in public health care. Watch the recording.


New bedtime books to teach healthy sleep habits

The new MCRI Sleep with KIP books are a fun and friendly tool for families to help manage common sleep problems in young children.  Sleep problems in children are a … Continued


Supporting children’s mental health & wellbeing

The new Mental Health in Primary Schools website aims to keep schools, parents and policymakers informed about the program and provide resources to support children’s mental health and wellbeing in primary schools. 


Co-designing a framework for engaging and working with families

We are seeking leaders and practitioners in early years health or education services to share their practice wisdom, experience and expertise to contribute to co-designing an Australian Early Years Relational Practice Framework.


Thriving Children, Thriving Communities series

This webinar series unites diverse perspectives to explore issues of significance to community child health. Join us for our upcoming webinar on 31 May: Community listening


How can the education sector support children’s mental health?

A CCCH-led study reports clinicians’ views about how the education system could support student’s mental health.


Strengthening care for children

Discover how communities in the Wimmera Southern Mallee region of Victoria have been using a localised, family-centred model of care to improve the health and wellbeing of children and young people.


Help for parents with unsettled babies

Listen to a recent RCH podcast episode featuring CCCH paediatrician Dr Valerie Sung, who talks through common experiences for parents with unsettled babies and when and where to find help.


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.