Current News & Affairs

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We decipher the latest in news, events and politics so you know what's happening and how it will affect your family.

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Catch up on the latest Current News & Affairs segments

Pressure on grandparents now juggling work and childcare

If you’re lucky, you have wonderful parents and in-laws who are happy to help out with caring for your child According to a report for the National Seniors Productive Ageing…
11 mins

Australia in desperate need of foster carers

Foster care rarely gets a good wrap in the media  We often hear about children who go through multiple foster families, and the impact this has on their lives. But…
9 mins

Natalie Lovett’s IVF experience in the United States

How far would you have gone to have your baby?  Natalie Lovett tried for seven years to fall pregnant in Australia, and when that didn’t work, she travelled to the…
12 mins

How to talk to your kids about the Syria crisis

It’s been a week full of distressing news about the refugee situation in the Middle East and Europe. Many of us might try to shield our children from those horrific…
11 mins

Child Protection Week – abuse, neglect and what to look out for

Child abuse, it can be a difficult subject to discuss but an important one. This week is Child Protection Week and in this episode we talk about how to tell…
19 mins

The power of an image

It could have been anyone's child. The photo of Syrian refugee Aylan Kurdi lying on a beach in Turkey has gone viral and provoked global outrage. But is it right…
18 mins