Facilities and Programs - Kidsmatter

What is Kidsmatter Primary?

Kidsmatter Primary is a flexible, whole-school approach to children's mental health and wellbeing for primary schools.  It works both on its own and as an umbrella under which a school's existing programs can comfortably fit.


Kidsmatter Primary provided the proven methods, tools and support to help schools, parents and carers, health services and the wider community nuture happy, balanced kids.

Kidsmatter Primary is a national initiative that aims to contribute to:

1. Improving stuent mental health and wellbeing

2. Reducing mental health difficulties amongst students, and


3. Increasing support for students experiencing mental health difficulties.


Kidsmatter Primary was developed in collaboration with beyoundblue, the Australian Psychological Society and the Principals' Australia Institute, with funding from the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing and beyoundblue.  

Kidsmatter Primary fosters partnerships between the education and the health sectors.