Keeping it going

The law recognises that breastfeeding should be encouraged and supported in the community. This includes breastfeeding in public places.

Getting out and about

Linking with other parents

Meeting and sharing ideas with other mothers and parents can be a way to build your support network:

If you’re interested in reading some research:

Breastfeeding in public

Your right to breastfeed in public is protected under the law (ACT Discrimination Act 1991). If you experience discrimination, you can seek advice from, or make a complaint to:

You may breastfeed anywhere, anytime.

For more information on your rights to breastfeed, visit: