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The Hunting

Date Published: 16/07/2019

The Hunting is a four-part mini series that is due to be screened on SBS on 1 August and we highly recommend it to teachers and parents. It deals with confronting issues about teenage relationships, sex and consent as a

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FREE Shine for Girls Magazine

Date Published: 14/05/2018

Shine for Girls is a FREE inspirational digital magazine which celebrates everyday girls. It’s a great read for all ages but is especially meaningful for 7-12-year-old girls. It was launched in October 2017 by two women who are passionate about empowering young

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Book of the Week for Middle Years’ Readers

Date Published: 11/03/2018

Missing by Sue Whiting is a contemporary middle-grade mystery novel for readers 12+yrs.  It has a challenging and inherently sad topic about ‘missing persons’ which has been sensitively written about so as to make it accessible for younger readers. They

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Holiday Reads for Grown-Ups

Date Published: 28/11/2017

If you love crime fiction and page turners, then put these novels on your holiday reading list.  Emerging Australian crime fiction writers have produced award winning, high octane, debut novels and their sequels which will keep you on the edge

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Breakfast Book Chat for Parents

Date Published: 21/11/2017

“It takes a reader to grow a reader” (LaGarde & Nesloney, 2017) We would like to invite parents in the Mt Alvernia community to join our Breakfast Book Chat.  This is essentially a book club for parents/guardians who are interested

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Safe Searching for Kids

Date Published: 30/10/2017

KidRex is a fun, safe search engine for kids, powered by Google and using Google SafeSearch technology. It searches for kid-related content across the web and the SafeSearch element eliminates most inappropriate content. Parents can set KidRex as the homepage

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Better Choices in Children’s Media

Date Published: 30/10/2017

The Australian Council on Children and the Media is a national community organisation which delivers award winning services to Australian families. It is not-for-profit and reliant on community support.  ACCM provides evidence-based reviews, information and advocacy to support healthy media

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Stay Safe Online

Date Published: 17/10/2017

Females are identified as being at the greatest risk of harm on the internet, so it is important to be informed by resources to ensure positive, safe experiences online. Find websites we recommend under the Quick Links tab, then Digital Citizenship

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#TeamGirls

Date Published: 08/08/2017

#TeamGirls is a great new initiative which aims to nurture our young girls to become confident women. It originated as a response to the following research : Our Suncorp Australian Youth and Confidence 2017 Research Report revealed that young Australian girls believe

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Get the Facts about Snapchat’s New Update

Date Published: 11/07/2017

Snapchat is one of the most popular social media platforms used by tweens and teens. What is Snapchat? Because this popular messaging app allows teens to exchange user-generated photos, texts, videos, and calls and has a reputation as the sexting

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