australian parents

80pc Aussies disapprove of sex-selective abortions

December 23rd, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): A recent Australian survey has found that most people Down Under disapprove of abortion based on sex of the baby.Dr Rebecca Kippen from the School of Population Health ... Read more...

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Half of Oz parents say social networking distracting kids from studies

July 19th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): A latest cyber study has found that more than half of Australian parents with children using online social networking services like Facebook and Twitter said the ... Read more...

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Facebook, Twitter ‘making kids dumber’

July 18th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne. July 18 (ANI): Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter are making teen web surfers dumber, says a study of Australian parents.New cyber-safety research commissioned by Telstra also revealed that ... Read more...

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94pct Oz kids like watching TV

July 15th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 15 (ANI): Television continues to invade the lives of Australian kids, according to a new survey.Nearly 94 per cent of the children, aged between three and 17, watched in excess ... Read more...

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Spears’ ‘vulgar’ song angers Australian parents

December 6th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) A song from pop star Britney Spears' new album "Circus" has upset parents in Australia as they feel it encourages children to use vulgar language. According to, ... Read more...

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1 in 5 Aussies unfit to be a parent, says expert

September 28th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, September 28 (ANI): One in five Australian parents is unfit to be a parent, says leading child-health expert Professor Fiona Stanley.Owing to either excessive professional commitment or lack of parenting ... Read more...

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