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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...

Mum wants negative stigma around c-sections to change

Boronia mum Samantha Lamour was pretty relaxed about her birth plan, except for the possibility of having a caesarean. Samantha didn’t judge other women for...

Parents worried about dealing with online risks

Less than half of Australian parents feel confident in dealing with online risks their kids may face, including cyber bullying and sexting. And 95 per...

Kids can win cash in ATO competition

High school students can improve their financial literacy - and possibly their bank balance - thanks to a competition from the Australian Tax Office. The...

Headspace to be established in Monash

Headspace is coming to Monash. The service, which supports the mental wellbeing of young people, is expected to be established next year. The federal government announced...

More Bluey on the way

Get ready to lap up more Bluey. The beloved Aussie animated kids series has been renewed for a second season. Production has already begun on the...

Australia’s most popular baby names

Australian parents can't get enough of the names Oliver and Charlotte. Oliver has been the nation's most popular boy’s name since overtaking Jack in 2013. Charlotte...

Most kids driven to school

Seven out of 10 children are being driven to school, research shows. That's despite more than half of primary students living within 2km of their...

Mobile phones to be banned at state schools

Victorian students will soon be banned from bringing mobile phones to class. From Term 1 next year, students at Victorian state schools will be required...

An ode to parents who homeschooled

Let’s raise a glass to all the mums and dads who have made their way through remote learning.