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Price: Event is free
OMG!! Did someone say special guest?? Perri Hammond will be here Thursday night! I am...

Mother and Daughter Braclet making class
Price: Helen de Chastel
You don't need a mother or a daughter or even a friend to bring along...

YogaScents – Vinyasa – Yoga and Essential Oils
Price: 32.34
Come and find your Bliss...enjoy over 2 hours of Vinyasa, Flow, Relaxation and Educational information...

Wedding Celebrant
Price: From $450.00 - all fees available at www.avows.com.au

Win a civil ceremony
Price: Competition ends 5pm 23 April 2017

Mother’s Day Portrait Sessions
Price: 185
Available over Easter (Friday/Saturday/Monday). Book in now!

The Handmade Expo and Vintage Market
Price: various
STALLHOLDERS WANTED Do you make, bake, create or grow? Join us at our market to be...

Latest Discussions

Kids’ vitamin gummies: unhealthy, poorly regulated and exploitative

Article from The Conversation

There are many brands of kids’ “gummies” on the market. They are promoted as deliciously flavoured and a great way for growing bodies (and fussy eaters) to get the nutrients they need. The “active” ingredients are usually listed as vitamins, minerals and sometimes omega-3 fats and vegetable powders. They may say “contains sugars” or they […] read more

Naplan is a mess and has little benefit. Parents should withdraw their kids

Article from The Guardian

Naplan was supposed to guide teacher training, shape curriculum, and inform resource distribution. Now it’s just used as a marketing tool. There was no Naplan when I started teaching in 1990 at Doveton High, which was re-named Joseph Banks Secondary College as a way off shaking off the stigma associated with a suburb that had […] read more

Yes, car seats protect children. But you need the right restraint, fitted properly

Article from The Conversation

Road transport accidents remain a leading cause of death, with between one and two in every 100,000 Australian children dying on our roads each year. There is no doubt using a restraint protects against harm during a crash. In Australia we have seen steady declines in death and injury among children in cars since the […] read more

Children prefer to read books on paper rather than screens

Article from The Conversation

There is a common perception that children are more likely to read if it is on a device such as an iPad or Kindles. But new research shows that this is not necessarily the case. In a study of children in Year 4 and 6, those who had regular access to devices with eReading capability […] read more

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