Triple P - Positive Parenting Program - reaches 100,000 families
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Triple P – Positive Parenting Program – reaches 100,000 families milestone

by Freya Lucas

May 29, 2023
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The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program has reached a significant milestone, with over 100,000 families accessing free parenting support since the launch of the program ten months ago, backed by funding from the Australian Government Parenting and Education Support Program (PESP).


Assistant Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Emma McBride said the Australian Government is pleased to continue to support new parents through Triple P’s online parenting programs.


“Major changes in life, including welcoming a new family member, can have a profound impact on people’s mental health and wellbeing,” Assistant Minister McBride said.


“This major milestone of 100,000 families accessing Triple P is a sign that the program works. I look forward to watching the program continue to go from strength to strength.”


The evidence based and practical parenting strategies provided through the online program have had “an overwhelming uptake” by parents and carers since they were released, with many looking for more support for the increased levels of stress and anxiety they are experiencing post pandemic, or as a result of natural disasters, and ongoing financial pressures.


“It’s important that we normalise seeking help, so parents and carers view services like Triple P as a positive, reassuring opportunity that will build happy, confident, resilient children,” Triple P International PESP’s Project Director Eva Meester said.


“Parents and carers who have done Triple P Online tell us that they feel calmer, more confident, and better supported to understand their children and their needs,” she added.


Every parent and carer in Australia currently has free access to Triple P’s online programs, including Triple P Online (for children aged under 12 years), Fear-Less Triple P Online (for children aged 6-14 years experiencing anxiety) and Triple P Online for Baby (for parents at the later stages of pregnancy and/or when baby is under 12 months).


“Triple P doesn’t tell parents what to do, rather it empowers them by providing the tools and strategies to enjoy parenting more and build better relationships with your children from an early age,” Ms Meester explained.


“The program works well for parents if they have little kids distracting them because the videos are short, and you can easily go back to them later on your phone. It’s so encouraging that they use real parents sharing their stories and insights and the little activities are a great way to help remember and use the advice,” Melbourne mother-of-two, Michelle Herbison added. 


Delivery of the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program to parents and carers of children in Australia is supported by funding from the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care under the Parenting Education and Support Program. 


Parents and carers can access free, easy-to-use, online parenting support 24/7 at

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