Current News & Affairs

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents.

Being a parent or carer is a full-time job. We take the stress out of keeping on top of the latest news and cover everything that parents need to know.

From breaking news, law changes, new research and politics, we deep dive into the things the country is talking about 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

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

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