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

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

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

Why parents should ask about their day care’s sleep practices

Do you know how your child care providers put your child to sleep? Do you know where they put them to sleep Cindy Davenport is a child health nurse, midwife…
12 mins

"It's like coming out all over again" – families on the same sex marriage survey

Nicole Kersh and Natalie Macken have just survived their first year of parenting. While like most of us they're dealing with sleep deprivation and dirty nappies, they’re also grappling with…
19 mins

Maya Newell on how families are being hit by the same sex marriage survey

Maya Newell has grown up with two mums who love each other. She’s made a documentary about children in same sex families, giving them a voice for the first time…
11 mins

Pregnancy research into miscarriage and birth defects discovers Vitamin B3 is key

Australian researchers have made the biggest breakthrough in pregnancy health since Folate was discovered to reduce nerual tube defects in babies The Victor Chang Institute has found that Vitamin B3 can cure…
12 mins