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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Why two young boys are lopping off their locks for charity

Byron Read and Spencer Kennelly are 11, almost 12-years-old They've been friends for over half of their lives. And they've both decided to join the World's Greatest Shave to raise…
5 mins

Escaping domestic violence when you have young kids

Lisa McAdams left her abusive husband when her two children were under three It took six attempts, but once she finally left there was no going back. She tells when…
18 mins

Erhu expert Dr Nicholas Ng on celebrating Lunar New Year with kids

Dr Nicholas Ng is a performer, composer and researcher at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music He has also reimagined a Chinese creation story The Four Dragons for Kinderling’s Story of…
13 mins

The upcoming childcare strike explained, and why you should support it

Early Childhood Educators mold and care for our kids their most formative years. They play such integral roles in their emotional and intellectual development. They're also consistently one of the…
12 mins

How to talk to kids about Australia Day

For some Australians, January 26th is a day to be proud of our national achievemnets But our history when it comes to Indigenous Australians is far from something to be…
8 mins

What parents should know about the outcomes of the Royal Commission into child abuse

For almost five years we heard about the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse The final report was handed down at the end of 2017, but what’s happened…
16 mins