Games are an integral part of human behaviour. It is normal and healthy for young people to engage in play...Read more
Tue, 20 Sep 2022
Having a sense of belonging involves more than simply knowing other people. It is also focused on gaining acceptance, attention...Read more
Wed, 24 Aug 2022
You may not be familiar with the term, but ‘sextortion' is a form of blackmail where someone threatens to share...Read more
Wed, 20 Jul 2022
As a result of the global pandemic, there has been a noticeable shift in the amount of time people spend...Read more
Thu, 5 May 2022
Adolescence is the transitional stage of development that is usually associated with the teenage years. In 2018, the Australian Curriculum...Read more
Wed, 23 Feb 2022
In today’s world, it is common to hear socially offensive language on the streets, on social media channels, streaming services...Read more
Wed, 17 Nov 2021
Due to the pandemic, the world we now live in is a very different place. The hyperconnected nature of our...Read more
Wed, 20 Oct 2021
Although life is always filled with uncertainty, the levels we are currently experiencing are unprecedented and it is becoming evident...Read more
Tue, 10 Aug 2021
The physical impact of the pandemic has mostly spared our young people, however as the nation remains to be on...Read more
Thu, 22 Jul 2021
Learning how to make new friends and keep them involves a number of skills every young person needs to understand...Read more
Fri, 11 Jun 2021
Raising girls in today’s modern world can be a difficult path for parents and carers to navigate. These days, girls...Read more
Thu, 22 Apr 2021
Vaping is becoming a trendy pastime that is growing in popularity across Australia, especially amongst teenagers. It is the act...Read more
Sun, 11 Apr 2021
A recent petition, instigated by a former school girl from Sydney, calls for young women to come forward if they...Read more
Wed, 3 Mar 2021
With the impending festive season and end of school celebrations, some teenagers may be feeling ready to party, wanting to...Read more
Wed, 11 Nov 2020
Many parents will attest to the fact that most boys are active, loud, rambunctious and prone to rough play, but...Read more
Thu, 15 Oct 2020
For many years now, the role of fathers has changed and evolved. During the industrial revolution, fathers were often considered...Read more
Tue, 1 Sep 2020
Across Victoria, students and their families are experiencing challenging times with the state being in various stages of lockdown yet...Read more
Wed, 12 Aug 2020
School refusal, sometimes called school avoidance or school phobia, is not uncommon. It is different to ‘wagging’ or truancy and...Read more
Thu, 30 Jul 2020
As lockdown restrictions are slowly being lifted to varying degrees, we enter a time of transition and adjustment. The circumstances...Read more
Tue, 26 May 2020
Whilst most children are resilient and seem to be demonstrating a remarkable capacity to manage during this challenging time, others...Read more
Tue, 28 Apr 2020