There is a wide range of helmets to choose from. Make sure the helmet:
Complies with the Australian and New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 2063
Check for the standards sticker on the helmet showing it is safety approved and meets the Australian Standard AS 2063, AS/NZS 2063.
If the helmet is manufactured or imported from 1 July 2012, it must be marked with the symbol of a body accredited by the Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ)*, certifying compliance with AS2063 or AS/NZS2063.
* accredited companies that certify bike helmets can be found on the JAS-ANZ website.
Fits your child’s head correctly
To select the right size helmet use a tape measure to measure your child’s head in centimetres. Place the tape measure just above your child’s eyes and ears. Select a helmet to fit a head of that size.