Current News & Affairs

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How we talk to kids can help to stop domestic violence

Dale Palmer is a former principal and Lead Facilitator and Engagement Manager for White Ribbon. He says the language we use with children, such as “don’t throw like a girl”…
11 mins

What the 'Yes' result means for Rainbow Families

Following from the results of the ABS survey on same sex marriage in Australia, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has vowed to make same sex marriage legal by Christmas Mat Howard
7 mins

Daniel Kowalski on the same sex marriage 'Yes' verdict

Australia was waiting with bated breath this morning to hear the result of the same sex marriage postal survey. After the ‘yes’ response was announced this morning at 10am, what…
3 mins

How the same sex marriage survey impacted this single mum

Holly Zwalf is a single mum and part of the queer community. As we wait for the final results of the survey, she explains its impact on her and her…
9 mins

Swimming and autism: increasing awareness around meltdowns

Last week a teenage boy with an intellectual diability died after an incident at a public pool in Newcastle A plethora of research has shown that swimming helps those with…
14 mins

What parents can do about the #metoo campaign

Posts about women who have experienced sexual harassment or assault have swamped social media, showing how big the problem really is. So how do we as parents protect our girls…
11 mins