Australian Family Magazine and Samples

Australian Family Magazine is a free parenting magazine that is offered to early childhood services to distribute to families.  The magazine is distributed twice a year (Winter and Summer) and usually includes product samples that are of interest to young families.  Australian Family may also offer you additional product samples at other times of the year, if you agree to this.

Distribution of Australian Family Magazine through your service is designed to be fun, informative and of social benefit to Australia’s children’s service providers. By agreeing to receive and distribute these free resources you will be helping Meerilinga.

Australian Family Magazine Pty Ltd is the company established to distribute Australian Family Magazine and the product samples. They have partnered themselves with some of Australia’s largest consumer products organisations to bring you quality product samples. Australian Family is a private company based in Melbourne, it operates sampling activities along with publishing Australian Family Magazine and operates the Australian Family Early Education and Care Awards.

Sign Up or Update your Details

Please complete or update your details on the Australian Family Magazine Website here.

Your Obligations

By agreeing to be part of this program you undertake:

  • One or more of your staff will hand one magazine, including samples if provided,  to one adult parent/guardian of each child upon collection of the child at the end of the day/s on which the Member distributes the magazine and samples.
  • Under no circumstances will a magazine or product sample be given directly to a minor by staff.
  • Not to seek or accept payment for the magazine or product samples or offer to any person or entity for resale.
  • Staff distributing magazines and product samples to the parents/guardians will explain that the magazines and product samples are complimentary and that the parents/guardians are under no obligation to accept them.
  • You must distribute the magazines and product samples in the same condition as they are received and not tamper with, alter or deface the packaging or contents of the magazines or product samples.

Thank you for your support.

Please note: Only Western Australian enquiries are managed at this site, for other contact details please contact Australian Family on telephone: (03) 9885 5000; fax:(03) 9885 1611 or email: