Current News & Affairs

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents.

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

Why Red Nose Day is changing focus, and is more needed than ever before

Traditionally, Red Nose Day jas been about raising awareness about unexplained sudden infant cot deaths This year the charity is focussing on still birth as part of their mission to…
6 mins

Australia's early education sector is improving, but we're trailing behind other OECD countries

CEO of Early Childhood Australia Samantha Page joins us to explain the latest statistics, and how a lack of quality pre-school education can impact our children into adolesence To read…
9 mins

What Gonski 2.0 means for the future of our education system

In the early hours of this morning the senate passed a reformed Gonski package, dubbed "Gonski 2.0" set to boost funding to our education system Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham
7 mins

Carly's Law and what it means for your child's safety online

The Children's eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant joins Kinderling Conversation to explain Carly's Law; New federal legislation that gives the police more powers when it comes to monitoring the people…
5 mins

Is “stranger danger” something parents need to be across?

Child safety advocates are often at pains to teach parents that the most likely person to harm your child is someone you know. But that doesn’t mean “stranger danger” is…
5 mins

Review into the Family Court System to shake up 40 year-old system

The 2017 Federal Budget included funds to start a review into the Family Court System, the first in 40 years. Heather McKinnon from Slater and Gordon Family Lawyers explains why…
6 mins