HIPPYs for disadvantaged kids

2.2.14 | HIPPY — Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters — is a home-based early learning program that had its national launch by the Brotherhood of St. Laurence in Albury yesterday.

Qld’s youth laws an injustice

31.1.14 | AMNESTY International Australia has raised its concerns with Queensland’s Premier about proposed changes to the Youth Justice Act in Queensland, which will punish already disadvantaged children.

School Stress in Spotlight

28.1.14 | KIDS Helpline is encouraging parents to help kids tackle back to school stress by preparing them for the new year and paying close attention to their behaviour.

Back to school doesn’t have to mean budget blow-out

23.1.14 | MANY families struggle to afford back-to-school costs, particularly after the expensive summer holiday period, the Brotherhood of St Laurence says.