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

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

Could you detect the signs of mental illness in your child?

Young kids can be pretty temperamental, but would you know whether their tears were a sign of normal development, or something that needs a little more help The eighth Royal Children’s…
11 mins

What makes our kids happy?

You may know what makes your kids laugh, but what makes them truly happy A new national survey by Behind the News has revealed some interesting findings when it comes…
9 mins

How AFLW teaches girls the strength of their own bodies and minds

In 2011, the United Nations declared October 11 International Day of the Girl Child. The resolution states that: “Empowerment of and investment in girls are key in breaking the
18 mins

Benjamin Law on the Safe Schools Program and moral panic

There has been a lot of media around the Safe Schools Program So much, in fact, that many people don’t know what it actually involves. Journalist and author Benjamin Law 
15 mins