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

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

What Healthy Harold taught me

When news of the Healthy Harold program being cut due to the cessation of Federal Government funding, the nation emerged rattled Social media erupted in protest and with a healthy…
8 mins

How to talk to your child about Manchester

The world we live in is a fast paced and sometimes scary place Nathan Bazley, host and reporter for 'Behind The News', spoke to us in light of the recent…
12 mins