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Snapchat Family Center | Parent’s Guide to Snapchat for Teenagers

Introducing Family Center on Snapchat
What is Snapchat’s Family Center and how will it help families with teenagers?
If you are a parent of teenagers you will probably already know Snapchat is a central communication tool for young people.  Parents usually know who their teens are friends with and when they are hanging out – but don’t […]

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Father’s Day | Gift Ideas & What To Do in Adelaide | 4 Sep 2022

[ September 4, 2022; ]
Father’s Day Ideas to Show Dad How Much You Care
Father’s Day – Sunday 4 September 2022
The team at Play & Go have some great family friendly ideas for things to do and places to go in Adelaide this Father’s Day, along with some great gift ideas for Dads.  From breakfast in bed to lunch at […]

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How to Enjoy the Royal Adelaide Show on a Budget | Show Tips for Families

[ September 3, 2022 to September 11, 2022. ]
Royal Adelaide Show Tips for Families
Learn how to save and make the most of the FREE entertainment and activities at The Show!
As the month of September approaches the excitement grows because the count down to the Royal Adelaide Show begins.  Kids growing up in South Australia look forward to one of the best days of […]

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My Little Pony: Make Your Mark & Netball Australia Partnership

Make Your Mark with My Little Pony and Netball Australia
My Little Pony, the iconic brand from eOne, Hasbro’s global entertainment studio, has teamed up with Netball Australia’s junior program Woolworths NetSetGO and charity Confident Girls Foundation to help empower kids to make their mark on the world.
The partnership follows a successful campaign in 2021, and […]

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Backpacks 4 SA Kids Christmas Program | Toys Needed

Help Backpacks 4 SA Kids get a head start on their Christmas program
Backpacks 4 SA Kids are anticipating orders for Christmas gifts in the vicinity of 7,500 this year so they need all the help they can get.
They have never been in a position to get ahead of the game and start requesting donations early due to […]

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KickStart For Kids | Shoes & Clothing Donations Needed

Camp KickStart – Donations Needed for Kids in Need
KickStart For Kids are calling for donations of shoes and clothing for their upcoming Camp KickStart July school holiday program.
Camp KickStart is a school holiday care program, run entirely by volunteers, for vulnerable and disadvantaged children aged five to thirteen who don’t look forward to the holidays […]

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A Nourished Week | Chefs on Wheels & The Village Co. | Jun 2022

A Nourished Week – Support Struggling Mothers
Chefs on Wheels is launching its new social enterprise program, A Nourished Week in collaboration with fellow South Australian organisation The Village Co, which supports disadvantaged new mums across the state.
Chefs on Wheels has teamed up with The Village Co. to provide struggling mothers and their families with a […]

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Women’s and Children’s Child and Adolescent Virtual Urgent Care Service

 
Women’s and Children’s Child and Adolescent Virtual Urgent Care Service
If you have a sick child and don’t know what to do you can contact the new Women’s and Children’s free Child and Adolescent Virtual Urgent Care Service for help. The service connects parents with a virtual team of highly skilled emergency doctors and nurses who […]

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Great Aussie Coin Hunt 3 | Celebrating Australia | Collect $1 Coins

Great Aussie Coin Hunt 3
The 2022 Great Aussie Coin Hunt showcases new iconic and admired parts of Australian life.
The Great Aussie Coin Hunt, brought to you in partnership by Australia Post and the Royal Australian Mint, gives you the chance to collect the set of 26 exclusive $1 coins featuring classic Australian icons from A-Z, […]

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mother's day 2021

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas & Fun Family Activities | 8 May 2022

[ May 8, 2022; ]
Mother’s Day – Sunday 8 May 2022
Mother’s Day gift ideas and family-friendly activities to show Mum how much you care.
Mums work really hard, lose a lot of sleep and we think Mums everywhere are special and deserve some extra love and attention on Mother’s Day to show how much they are loved and appreciated.

If you […]

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COVID-19 Vaccination for Kids Available During the School Holidays

COVID-19 vaccines available during the school holidays
Have you got spare time these school holidays? There are plenty of COVID-19 vaccine appointments available. Protect your child against COVID-19 ahead of term two by making sure they’re up to date with their COVID-19 vaccine. Children 5 to 11 can have two doses of the paediatric Pfizer COVID-19 […]

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Julie Inman Grant

eSafety Website | Report Cyber Bullying

eSafety Commissioner Website
Julie Inman Grant (pictured) is Australia’s eSafety Commissioner and she is leading the world’s first government regulatory agency committed to keeping its citizens safer online.
Cyberbullying is when someone uses the internet to be mean to a child or young person so they feel bad or upset. The eSafety website allows anyone being cyber […]

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Changing Places Toilets in Adelaide | Accessible Toilets in South Australia

Changing Places Toilets in Adelaide – Find a Location in South Australia
Changing Places provide suitable facilities for people who cannot use standard accessible toilets to meet the needs of people with complex disabilities and their carers. It gives people with disabilities a greater choice of options for outings so they aren’t excluded.
A Changing Places facility […]

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Great State Voucher South Australia | Feb & Mar 2022

[ March 7, 2022 to March 9, 2022. ]
Great State Vouchers for Accommodation, Experiences and Tours in South Australia.
The Great State Voucher is back in 2022 for the biggest release yet with 160,000 vouchers up for grabs across accommodation, tours and experiences.
Enter the ballot for a Great State Experiences Voucher anytime from 9am Monday 7 March 2022 until 5pm on Wednesday 9 March […]

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South Australia First State To Ban Single-use Plastics | Stage 2 – March 2022

Replace The Waste
South Australia was the first state in the country to ban single-use plastics in 2021. Stage 2 of Replace The Waste begins 1 March 2022.
The Marshall Liberal Government’s Single-use and Other Plastic Products (Waste Avoidance) Bill 2020 bans the sale, supply and distribution of single-use plastic products such as straws, cutlery and beverage […]

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KickStart for Kids | New Operations Hub | Donations Needed

KickStart for Kids
KickStart for Kids officially opened their brand new million-dollar warehouse/office space in 2021, creating a central hub for all operations thanks to the generous donations and support from a range of South Australian businesses.
Having completed construction at the end of 2020, the large purpose-built facility has allowed KickStart for Kids to reach more […]

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Content Writers Ad

We’re Hiring | Review Playgrounds & Shows for Play & Go

We’re looking for Content Writers to review playgrounds and shows for Play & Go
Update: Saturday 5 March 2022 – Applications for the role of content writer are now closed.
This is a flexible, home-based role, with the freedom to work around your family life. You will be joining an established and trusted, family oriented brand. Established […]

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Return to Classrooms | Information for Parents & Caregivers Supporting Children

Helping Parents and Caregivers Support Children with SA’s Hybrid School Model
As South Australia prepares for Reception, Years 1, 7, 8 and 12 to return to classrooms on 2 February 2022 with the remainder learning online for the first two weeks of term, infant and child mental health advocate Emerging Minds says it is understandable for […]

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WCH Child & Adolescent Virtual Urgent Care Service | South Australia

Women’s and Children’s Hospital’s Child and Adolescent Virtual Urgent Care Service
The Women’s and Children’s Hospital’s Child and Adolescent Virtual Urgent Care Service gives you access to timely medical care, potentially reducing the need to visit the Emergency Department.
A visit to the Emergency Department can be daunting for children and their parents.
The Child and Adolescent Virtual […]

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2022 Tooth Fairy Kit from the Royal Australian Mint

2022 Tooth Fairy Kit from the Royal Australian Mint
Losing a baby tooth is a special occasion for a child, and for many families the Tooth Fairy marks the occasion with a gift.
As the official supplier of coins to the Tooth Fairy in Australia, the Mint is proud to offer this adorable keepsake to celebrate this […]

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Capella Drive Reserve | Skate Park & Playground | Hallett Cove

Nannigai and Capella Reserves Precinct- New Skate Park, Playground & Bigger Car Park.
Construction work commenced in April 2021 on the new look skate park and bigger car park at Capella Reserve, Hallett Cove. 
Capella Drive Reserve -Play & Go Review
Marion City Council will transform Nannigai and Capella Reserves over stages from 2020 – 2022 following endorsement on […]

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Help Needed – Salvation Army Christmas Appeal | Dec 2021

Salvation Army Christmas Appeal
The Salvos gift appeal is Australia’s biggest with around 40,000 gifts required in SA alone each year.  But, whether it’s covid, online shopping or that people are doing their Xmas shopping later, the gifts received to date are well down year on year – even compared to last year in the thick […]

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Call Santa FREE from Telstra Payphones | Until 24 Dec 2021

[ December 8, 2021 to December 24, 2021. ]
Call Santa FREE from Telstra Payphones
You’ll be able to reach Santa from any Telstra payphone by simply dialling #HO HO HO (#46 46 46) right up until he starts packing the sleigh on Christmas Eve.
Connecting with each other at Christmas is always important, especially after a year where many have spent time isolated from friends […]

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South Australia Wildlife Contacts | SKER 2021 Update

2021 South Australian Wildlife Contacts
With summer fast approaching, the Southern Koala and Echidna Rescue (SKER) thought it was time to update their handy list of wildlife contacts. 
In an emergency, calling the closest rescuer can mean a matter of life or death. Make sure to save this list on your phone and share with your friends […]

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New Year’s Eve in Adelaide | Family Friendly Guide

[ December 31, 2021; ]
New Year’s Eve in Adelaide – Your Guide to Family Friendly New Year Celebrations
New Year’s Eve – Friday 31 December 2021
After another year like no other, we all deserve to celebrate the beginning of a brand new year with our friends and family, grateful for surviving the testing times we have had to endure throughout […]

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Give a Meaningful Gift This Christmas

Give a meaningful gift this Christmas and change someone’s life
Giving gifts this Christmas can make a real and lasting difference to the lives of people who live locally or around the world and also bring joy. We’ve put together a list of reputable organisations that offer support to people in need in varied ways that […]

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FREE Telstra Payphone Initiative for Domestic and Family Violence

Telstra Payphone Initiative for Domestic and Family Violence
Telstra has introduced initiatives for safe and secure communications for anyone experiencing domestic and family violence. 
In times of crises, domestic and family violence incident numbers rise, including over the past 18 months with the COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns. Most of this violence against women occurs in the home.
Domestic […]

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SA Health & COVID-19 | Where To Get Tested in Adelaide

COVID-19 Testing – How and Where to get Tested in South Australia
There are currently around 84 COVID-19 testing facilities in South Australia, so if you are displaying even mild symptoms of COVID-19, the advice from SA Health is to be tested.
Updated Sunday 10 July 2022
You should get tested as soon as you develop any COVID-19 […]

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Fresh Christmas Trees | Make-A-Wish Australia Adelaide Branch | Pop-up Locations

[ December 11, 2021 to December 12, 2021. December 18, 2021 to December 19, 2021. ]
Where to buy fresh Christmas Trees in Adelaide from Make-A-Wish Australia 
Make-A-Wish Australia Adelaide Branch are selling fresh, real Christmas trees during December in 2021.
There is something special about having a real Christmas tree in your living room. You can buy your tree this year at weekend pop-up locations in Norwood, Glenelg and Malvern.

Make-A-Wish creates life-changing […]

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Violet Crumble Caramel Milk | New Bickford’s Flavoured Drink

Violet Crumble Caramel Milk
Following the successful launch of Violet Crumble Milk last year, the iconic chocolate brand is back with an iconic new flavoured milk – Violet Crumble Caramel Milk.
Research commissioned by Violet Crumble revealed 70% of Aussies feel that white caramelised chocolate is one of the most iconic flavours of the past decade, with […]

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variety state of play

Variety State of Play 2021 | National Survey

Variety State of Play 2021
Variety, the Children’s Charity, has launched its National Play Survey to find out how Aussie kids and teens are playing and, more importantly, who is not playing and why.
How many times do you visit your local playground? Are there enough playspaces in your neighbourhood? Do you wish your kids had more […]

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Glenthorne National Park | New Nature Play Adventure Playground Development

Glenthorne National Park – Ityamaiitpinna Yarta – New Nature Play Adventure Playground Development
A nature-focussed adventure playground will be developed as an iconic destination within the Glenthorne National Park thanks to a partnership between the Marshall Liberal Government and the City of Marion.  
The City of Marion has agreed to contribute $2 million towards a huge adventure […]

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Make FruChoc Appreciation Day a Public Holiday for all South Australians Petition

Make FruChoc Appreciation Day a Public Holiday for all South Australians Petition
Robern Menz and fruchoc lovers around South Australia and beyond are calling upon the SA Premier to make FruChoc Appreciation Day a public holiday in SA. 
With 60 million FruChocs made each year, their own mascot Mr FruChoc, officially an ‘Icon of South Australia’ and […]

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Tips for Keeping Electricity Costs Down | Energy Saving Checklist for Kids

Tips for Keeping Electricity Costs Down and Creating an Energy Saving Checklist for Kids
With so many of us now spending more time at home – working, studying and travelling less, many families are finding their household electricity costs have increased significantly.  
We need electricity to power our appliances, laptops, lights at night, heating in winter, cooling in […]

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San Remo Join Forces with Taryn Brumfitt | Aug 2021

Taryn Brumfitt Announced as San Remo Brand Ambassador
San Remo have partnered with best selling author and director of the social-change documentary, Embrace, Taryn Brumfitt. 
Australia’s number one dry pasta brand, San Remo, have joined forces with world renowned body positivity advocate and film maker, Taryn Brumfitt as their most recent brand ambassador. Helping people all over […]

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Professional Child Car Seat Installation | Klick’d In

Have your child’s car seat professionally fitted with Klick’d In
Children’s car safety seats are a vital tool for keeping children safe while travelling on the road, but did you know that 4 out of 5 people install car seats incorrectly?
Klick’d In Child Car Seat Services provides a professional and accredited installation service of new and […]

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Great State Vouchers | Two More Rounds | Sep 2021

[ September 13, 2021 to September 15, 2021. September 20, 2021 to September 22, 2021. ]
Great State Vouchers for South Australia – Rounds 5 and 6
The SA government has another 90,000 vouchers to give away for experiences and accommodation within South Australia.
Rounds 5 and 6 of the hugely popular Great State Voucher will be launched in September, worth up to $200 for tours and hosted experiences and up to $100 […]

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Supporting Childrens Mental Health

Supporting Children’s Mental Health During a Pandemic

 
Supporting children’s mental health during a pandemic
Children are not immune to the effects of uncertainty, with research showing they can recognise and respond to it from as young as 20 months old.
Here are some tips from Emerging Minds on how parents can help support children during the pandemic:

Create time and space on a regular basis […]

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Fun Activities for kids plus useful covid info

Fun Activities for Kids + Useful Info | COVID-19 Lockdown South Australia

Fun Activities for Kids & Useful Information for Parents During COVID-19 Lockdown
Spending time at home can be fun but during a COVID-19 lockdown, it can also be a stressful time. We’ve included lots of fun activities below for kids to help keep them busy and entertained plus some useful information for parents about COVID-19 testing […]

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Hit the Town Experience Adelaide

Top Things to do with Kids in Adelaide this Winter | City of Adelaide | 2021

      
Top Things to do with Kids in the City of Adelaide this Winter
‘Hit the Town’ for fun family activities this winter, with more than 50 events, activations, festivals and installations happening in the CBD and North Adelaide.
Explore the city’s laneways, parks and playgrounds, or take a scenic trip down the River Torrens and […]

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