Child health checks are free for all families with children in the ACT through MACH nurse clinics.

Our MACH nurses can check your child’s development and growth and can discuss any of your concerns.

To book an appointment, please call the CHI line on 02 6207 9977 between 8am and 5pm, Monday to Friday and 8am and 3:30pm on Wednesdays.

Please remember to bring your child’s Personal Health Record (Blue Book) to your appointment.

When should my child have a health check?

We recommend regular health checks for your child at the following ages to monitor their growth and offer early intervention and treatment for any conditions that may arise:

  • 0 to 4 weeks
  • 6 to 8 weeks
  • 4 months
  • 6 months
  • 12 months
  • 18 months
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years or before starting school
  • Kindergarten

Our Child Health Clinics are located at various sites across Canberra.






Page last updated on: 4 Oct 2018