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Spiderman performer fails backflip at children's birthday party

Livia Gamble 4:44pm Known for his strength, balance and the ability to cling to most surfaces, the only thing this Spiderman clings to is the floor.

Girl's sweet 16 birthday party ruined by faeces falling from the sky

A teenager in Pennslyvania had her Sweet 16 birthday ruined when a plane dumped faeces all over her party.

Why birthday party outsourcing is worth celebrating

Lucy Battersby If the thought of a dozen kids running through the house demanding entertainment is overwhelming, join the growing number of families outsourcing parties ...

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Our family gave up buying new things for a year and here is what we learnt

Heidi Stevens 10:34am I buy my kids too much stuff. It violates my belief system and my budget, but I do it anyway.

Ten vegetables and fruits you're storing wrong

Candy Sagon 9:29am To keep your produce fresher longer follow these simple steps.

Autistic boy Tyrone Sevilla allowed to stay in Australia, Immigration Minister confirmed

Michael Koziol 4:05pm After having their visa application rejected, Tyrone and Maria Sevilla receive some good news.

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Thredbo is the perfect year-round destination for families

Amber Robinson Thredbo has a lot more to offer than just snow, here are some very convincing reasons as to why you should visit in the warmer months.

United Airlines captain kicks 15-year-old girl with autism off plane

Livia Gamble A US family were forced to disembark a United Airlines flight after the captain became uncomfortable continuing the flight with an autistic passenger.

5 nature-inspired Mother's Day trips

Lakshmi Singh If you would like to spend the special day with your family minus the retail influence, why not do so in the company of the ultimate life-giving, ...

Family Finances more articles

NATSEM analysis shows poor families to be hit the hardest by federal budget while rich prosper

Gareth Hutchens Low income families will be hit the hardest by the federal government's budget cuts finds a new analysis.


Federal budget 2015: what it means for families

Justine Davies Justine Davies, Finance Editor of, provides a summary of what this year's Federal Budget might mean for families.


What we already know about the budget

Here is what we know so far about Tuesday's Federal budget.