Parents buying teenage children alcohol with a meal to be banned in Victoria

Parents buying teenage children alcohol with a meal to be banned in Victoria

Posted May 18, 2018 12:18:14 Photo: The change is backed by health groups, but the IPA has criticised “pinhead” bureaucrats. (iStock: lazywing) Parents will soon be unable to buy their teenager a beer or a glass of wine with their dinner at a pub or restaurant in Victoria, as the …

Mother charged with kidnapping her children will have to wear tracking device on bail

Mother charged with kidnapping her children will have to wear tracking device on bail

Updated May 17, 2018 15:37:37 Photo: The accused’s lawyer asked for people to stop their social media attacks on the mother and father. (ABC News: Liz Pickering) A mother accused of stealing her two children in Townsville four years ago will have to wear a tracking device as part of …

Children rescued from California home were shot and tortured, prosecutors allege

Children rescued from California home were shot and tortured, prosecutors allege

Posted May 17, 2018 15:42:00 Photo: Police charged Jonathan Allen with torture and Ina Rogers with neglect after removing 10 children for a squalid California home. (AP: Solano County Sheriff’s Office) Ten children rescued from a California home were punched, kicked, strangled, shot with a BB gun and subjected to …

Researchers find way to reduce rates of asthma in children by managing condition in expectant mums

Researchers find way to reduce rates of asthma in children by managing condition in expectant mums

Updated May 16, 2018 09:29:20 Photo: Vanessa Murphy and Joerg Mattes believe the study findings could have huge implications. (Supplied: Hunter Medical Research Institute) Related Story: Preschoolers whose asthma is well-treated have a better chance of outgrowing the condition Related Story: Preschoolers whose asthma is well-treated have a better chance …

Former NT primary school teacher pleads not guilty to indecent dealings with children

Former NT primary school teacher pleads not guilty to indecent dealings with children

Posted May 15, 2018 19:24:19 Photo: The man pleaded not guilty to eight counts of indecent dealings with children and one count of aggravated assault. (ABC: Xavier La Canna) A former primary school teacher accused of indecent dealings allegedly sat a female student on his lap and kissed her in …

Indonesia attacks: Parents using their own children a worrying new trend, analysts say

Indonesia attacks: Parents using their own children a worrying new trend, analysts say

Posted May 15, 2018 19:38:26 If there is one thing that stands out about the attacks in Indonesia on Sunday and Monday it is that they were carried out by two families — two sets of parents, who together with their own children undertook suicide attacks on four targets. Key …

Christine Lyons, accused of murdering mother Samantha Kelly, ‘desperately wanted children’

Christine Lyons, accused of murdering mother Samantha Kelly, ‘desperately wanted children’

Posted May 14, 2018 15:47:43 Photo: From left to right, Peter Arthur, Ronald Lyons and Christine Lyons pictured in 2016. (Supplied: The Age) A woman on trial for murdering a mother of four in Bendigo in early 2016 was desperate to have children of her own, Victoria’s Supreme Court has …

Margaret River murder-suicide: Grieving father speaks about deaths of four children

Margaret River murder-suicide: Grieving father speaks about deaths of four children

Posted May 13, 2018 14:18:44 Photo: Aaron Cockman’s four children and former partner were among the victims. (ABC News) The father of four children killed in a murder-suicide near the town of Margaret River has spoken publicly for the first time, saying he has lost everything. Aaron Cockman’s children Taye, …

Margaret River shooting: mother and her four children among victims | Australia news

A mother and her four children are among the victims of a horrific shooting on a rural property near the town of Margaret River in Western Australia’s south-west. Katrina Miles and her four children, aged eight to 13, were found dead, along with two other people, by police early on …

Council digs up newly laid ‘handball court’ after residents complain about noisy children

Council digs up newly laid ‘handball court’ after residents complain about noisy children

Updated May 10, 2018 19:50:21 Photo: Children watched on as their “handball court” was dug up on Thursday morning. (Supplied: Marie) Related Story: These are the most annoying noises driving people mad A concrete slab used by local children for handball in a small Brisbane park has been ripped up …