A man who donated his sperm to a friend with the belief he could play a role in the child's life wins a High Court fight to be named the girl's legal father, blocking her mother from moving overseas.
Deciding to use a sperm donor is not always an easy choice, and for Heather it was complicated by the fact she was conceived using donor sperm. She's one of many donor children who want more transparency around their biological fathers.
After almost a decade of action and more than $700 million spent, a scathing review raises concerns about the effectiveness of Australia's domestic violence strategy and whether it is on track to meet key outcomes.
In hundreds of cases every year, Australia's family courts hear allegations of violence and child abuse and when it comes to investigating them, experts say "we have a huge problem".
A playgroup for children with cancer is so successful that parents are calling for the service to be expanded.
Women are having fewer children on average, but — as journalist Tory Shepherd knows all too well — that doesn't stop the notion that they are "missing something" if they opt out of motherhood.
Having worked with teens for 24 years, I understand the challenges. But this one parenting strategy could transform your teen's emotional health, writes Kirrillie Smout.
SA Health will discontinue WCH Teething Gel after incidents of infants being harmed by consuming too much of the active ingredient, prompting complaints from parents.