Despite a diagnosis of ADHD in kids meaning a higher risk of academic failure, substance abuse issues and imprisonment, many feel medication is overprescribed. A lack of other options and the drugs' proven effectiveness suggest the concerns are unfounded, write Daryl Efron and Harriet Hiscock.
It's 8:30 on Sunday night and I'm standing up the back of Danielle Bregoli's all-ages Sydney gig with a bunch of other awkward parents. And my daughter's just been taken to first aid, writes Emma Jane.
Mention "family portraits" at this time of year and you're likely to conjure awkward images of reindeer jumpers. But one artist is giving them a dazzling update, to celebrate different types of families.
Tennis is emerging as the dominant sport and social event in some tiny towns as small communities battle to maintain social networks.
Since my two sons were diagnosed with autism, the learning curve for our family has been steep. In a way, it reflects how much society has learned since the days of Rain Man and the 'refrigerator mother' theory.
A 21-year-old Sunshine Coast surf coach with a "heart of gold" who was left in a critical condition with a severe brain injury after a scooter crash in Bali dies in Brisbane.
The idea of a baby resting in a sling suspended from a car's roof might seem odd today but it was among a wide variety of child restraint options in 1970 — and most people had no idea just how dangerous they really were.
The breakout hit game of the year has received a lot of bad press in tabloid media for its violence and perceived addictive qualities. But it's also the cause of a global dance fever, writes Seamus Byrne.
Students defy the Prime Minister's calls to stay in school and instead gather in their thousands in capital cities and regional centres to protest against inaction on climate change.
Students across Australia are taking time out of the classroom to rally for action on climate change. The PM wants "more learning" and "less activism in schools", but experts say it's "all part of a civics education".