A playgroup for children with cancer is so successful that parents are calling for the service to be expanded.
RMIT ABC Fact Check takes a look at Labor's claim on rising childcare costs under the Coalition, and finds it to be in the ballpark.
Labor's election promise to boost childcare workers' wages using taxpayer funds comes under fire from a respected economist, as small childcare operators complain the policy will push them into paying payroll tax for the first time.
The Grattan Institute says Labor's proposed $4 billion childcare policy would boost Australia's economic growth more than any other plan being proposed by either side in this election.
Bill Shorten says Labor's changes would make childcare free for around 370,000 low-income families, saving them on average $1,400 a year.
Prominent Liberal Party supporter Tony Shepherd urges the Federal Government to focus on spending that will help productivity in the economy, saying he is nervous about relying on tax cuts in the federal budget.
Port Macquarie resident Mitchell Montgomery gave this rare 1960 15-window Kombi a new life when he relocated it from thousands of kilometres away and restored it.
When Ludwika moved to Sydney from Poland, her local playgroup was a great place to meet people with her son Franek. But now the group has lost its venue and it's happening more often in NSW.