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

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

Tackling 'allergy ignorance' for Food Allergy Week

Would you know what to do if you saw someone having an allergic reaction New research has found that four out of five adults in Australia wouldn't! The CEO of Allergy…
4 mins

Debunking myths and misconceptions about the influenza vaccine

Many of us have the idea that the flu vaccine is something we should probably have, but do you know that many of the common myths surrounding the jab are…
9 mins