Children thrive in safe, healthy and positive environments.
Healthy homes and communities are places and spaces where children can safely grow and develop.
Providing a variety of nutritious foods and water gives children fuel to grow strong bodies and brains.
Good eating habits and regular active movement are important to start in the early years.
Environments free from toxic substances are also important for growing bodies and brains.
Every step through a child’s world—from home and into the community—brings opportunities for physical, social and emotional development.
Children can explore confidently when families create a healthy balance between safety and freedom.
What does this look like?
Children love to help prepare meals.
Did you know this can help them
develop good eating habits and reduce the risk of health problems later in life?
Children need to explore the world around to grow physically and mentally strong.
Living in Queensland means using
sun protection, hats and shade, and drinking water, to keep cool and safe.