EDUCATION: National NAPLAN results reflect unfairly on Queensland

State shows great improvement across literacy and numeracy skills

Things to Do

THINGS TO DO: A toddler-friendly Ekka day

Want to tackle Ekka with a toddler? Here is a great kid-friendly itinerary to make the day a breeze!


NEWS: August 9th is Census day. But why should we be counted?

Counting the entire nation in one day, the census can help to shape the future of Australia. But how?

Things to Do

THINGS TO DO: 13 MUST-DO kid-friendly events at the Horizon Festival of Arts & Culture

There’s plenty for kids this year at the Horizon Festival of Arts & Culture

Pregnancy & Babies

BREASTFEEDING: Breast, bottle or both?

Perhaps the most basic of requirements for your baby can often be fraught with a mixture of confusion, frustration and guilt. We’ve sifted through the bottles, boobs and breast pumps to explain...


LOCAL: Helping the region’s homeless

Almost 20,000 people are currently homeless in Queensland. How is our region helping them?

Things to Do

THINGS TO DO: New Conservation Trail at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s new Kids on Conservation Trail will entertain and educate!

Theme Parks & Zoos

GALLERY: Enjoy a fun, educational, animal-packed day at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary!

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary: Cuddle a koala, feed the kangaroos and enjoy shows and entertainment galore!


NEWS: Anger at Gap Kids SEXIST toddler clothing

New Gap Kids clothing line has caused quite a stir…

Things to Do

LOCAL: Mobile library brings storytelling to the park

Yet another great FREE event from the local library…

Family Health

HEALTH: Childcare workers ask – leave sick kids at home!

Should children attend kindy even when they are unwell?

Pregnancy & Babies

BABIES: I couldn’t breastfeed!

Breastfeeding doesn’t come easily to everyone. One mother shares her story…