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Learning important water saving lessons

Kids in the City of Monash are becoming ‘water watchers’ as part of an educational program making a splash in schools across Melbourne’s eastern...

What’s on this winter

JUNE 5 JELLS PARKRUN It is a 5km run, jog or walk. It's non-competitive as it's you against the clock and fun for the whole family. https://www.monash.vic.gov.au/Leisure/Upcoming-Events/Jells-parkrun JUNE...

Have a whale of a time on Phillip Island

What’s so special about being on Phillip Island during winter? Witnessing the arrival of Humpback and Southern Right whales into the coastal waters....

Students learning today for tomorrow’s world

The World of work is changing. According to the World Economic Forum, 65% of children entering school today will enter employment in jobs that...

Childcare costs to be cheaper for families

Families with two or more children in childcare are set to save thousands of dollars in fees each year. Childcare subsidies for second and subsequent...

Extended learning gives children a great start

Five hours of subsidised three-year-old kindergarten will be offered at all Knox City Council-run kindergartens from 2022. Together with existing four-year-old kindergarten services, the...

Playground: Wellesley Road Reserve, Glen Waverley

Wellesley Road Playspace ticks a lot of boxes. But most importantly of all - it's fully fenced. Which is always good when you've got a...

Talaskia Reserve, Upper Ferntree Gully

It's right in the heart of the Angliss medical precinct, but you'd be forgiven for not realising what a gem of a playground Talaskia...

Mum’s pre-term labour starts on day of baby shower

At just 31 weeks pregnant, Ashleigh Laing was about to welcome guests to her baby shower when she started showing signs of pre-term labour. It...

Getting fit while busy bringing up the kids

After Covid-19 lockdowns, lives across Australia have changed. Mums (and dads) are working longer hours, many of them at home, leaving many to question when...

While away autumn days with a picnic

Autumn has to be one of the most magical times of the year to spend in Melbourne. Most days are warm and sunny, but...

Sharing culture with the world

Percy Shozi could never find what he was looking for. He went to book shop after book shop In search of a book whose characters...

Helping mums across the state

It all started as a stack of baby goods dumped in a photocopying room at a maternal health service in Chapel Street, Prahran. Local...