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Promising ethical COVID vaccine welcomed

Archbishop Fisher was among those welcoming news on a promising and ethical vaccine.

The Healthy Social Network

It’s the “healthiest social network for kids” and taking the world by storm. Elanation, a children’s app that seeks to create a global nation of kids who play energetically and enthusiastically without borders. Established in Australia by friends and business partners Aimee Atkins and Katherine...

Passing the HSC

 HSC Advice for Parents HSC exams kicked off this week which means stress levels are rising among Year 12 students. For parents, it can be hard to know how to support your child through this difficult period so we have reached out to psychologist and...

Anxiety Overload

Eli is eight years old. He has been diagnosed with depression. And, like it is for anyone with this diagnosis, depression is a daily battle for Eli. His father is essentially absent. His single mother is single-handedly raising three children, working full-time, and trying...

Your Life, Your Way: Self help for teens

For your chance to WIN a digital copy of Your Life, Your Way by Joseph Ciarrochi send your name, email and postal address to [email protected] Good Luck! "Downright bizarre" are the words Joseph Ciarrochi uses to describe the current situation for teenagers. "This year has wiped out...

Peak health group rejects dying bill

Nurses provide care to a patient in the palliative care unit of a hospital near Paris. Photo: CNS photo/Philippe Wojazer, Reuters
Catholic providers in Tasmania will resist proposed law Catholic Health Australia has strongly rejected Tasmania's proposed euthanasia legislation and says its members in the state are more committed than ever to delivering compassionate end of life care. Debate opened on the End-of-Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying)...

Are your kids ‘fun’? It matters.

Fun kids are laughing, playing and generally having a good time on the playground. But they’re also building skills that will lead to better relationships. Before I start, I have to be clear: I don’t have a favourite. I have six kids and love them...

How was your day?

Some people are blessed with talkative children, some with quiet kids. Many parents will wish that their child talked to them more. Some probably wish they'd talk less. Expert after expert has told parents just how important it is to make sure your child knows...

YouTuber runs the race with faith

A young Sydney Catholic combines her talents in a unique social media outreach.

Understanding Peer Pressure

It’s normal for young people to worry about fitting in. Peer groups play an important role in young people’s lives, particularly during adolescence. ‘Peer pressure’ refers to the influence that these groups can have on how an individual thinks and acts. You can often find...