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    In the news: grandparents & child care

    The Productivity Commission into Australian child care has released its draft report. It suggests ‘qualified’ grandparents be paid for child care. Read our guide for grandparents looking after grandkids.
     
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    Child-friendly movie reviews

    About two-thirds of parents who took our poll say our reviews influence ‘a lot’ the movies they let kids watch. Latest reviews: Ernest and Celestine, Tinker Bell and the Pirate Fairy, Rio 2, Belle and Sebastian, The Lunchbox, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
     
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    Let’s Read

    Let’s Read is an Australian program that supports families to share words, rhymes, songs, books and stories with their children. Resources include reading tips sheets and book suggestion sheets for ages 0-5. 
     
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    Baby cues videos

    Our video guide shows common baby cues to help you understand your baby’s body language.

     
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    Raising Children is now mobile

    Access expert-reviewed parenting information on the go with the Raising Children Network mobile site. Visit raisingchildren.net.au on your smartphone for all your favourite features and trusted information on hand anytime, anywhere. View a video demo
     
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    Parenting podcasts

    In our audio podcast series, psychologist Warren Cann talks about parenting issues and there's information for parents raising children with disability. Listen online or download to play later.
     
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    RCN and Web Accessibility Guidelines

    We’re upgrading our site to fit the Web Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. In doing this, our site will be accessible to more people with a wider range of disabilities.

     
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