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Kangaroo care promotes better brain, heart function in premmie babies

PREMATURE babies have better heart and brain function when held by the parent in skin-to-skin contact. A world-first study, led by Monash University, found skin-to-skin...

Coronavirus testing clinics in Knox and Monash

MOBILE coronavirus testing sites have opened at Westfield Knox and The Glen as part of a two-week blitz to test up to 100,000 people. The...

Unleash the power of play

A play expert shares some fun activities inspired by a new kids TV show.

It’s time to give teens more screen time

Teens should be allowed to have more screen time to socialise during the coronavirus pandemic, a psychologist says. Socialising has become difficult during the pandemic,...

Scrap the schedule, focus on kids during pandemic

Scrap the school schedule and give more hugs. That’s the message from one Melbourne principal when it comes to home schooling your children during the...

Avoid your kids becoming a tech-wreck during the pandemic

As Victorian school holidays begin and more parents are working from home, children behavioral health experts are warning of the dangers of too much...

Kinder, childcare to stay open in Victoria

Victorian childcare centres and kindergartens will remain open as pubs, clubs and cinemas are closed down thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. Schools are also expected...

What will be closed thanks to coronavirus restrictions?

Restaurants and cafes will be reduced to takeaway-only outlets as part of tough coronavirus restrictions introduced by the Federal Government. Prime Minister Scott Morrison, on...

Who can access government money during coronavirus lockdown

The coronavirus outbreak is not only affects people’s health. The virus, along with the increasing health measures to slow its spread, will have significant economic...

Parents pulling kids out of school in droves

The supermarket shelves are bare and we are urged to practice “social distancing” but Australian kids are expected to attend school despite the coronavirus...

Corona outbreak closes local pools, sports centres

Knox City Council will temporarily close a number of Council operated facilities from public access following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The following facilities will be...

Teachers still working through Corona pandemic

Victorian teachers are balancing between protecting their own health and providing a safe environment for their students as they work through the coronavirus pandemic. Some...

Back to (home) school

As thousands of Victorians return to remote learning today instead of going to school, Premier Daniel Andrews has sent them a message. “I’m proud of...