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Pictured in Cronulla is a socially distanced Santa with local girl Edie Docherty (7).
Children have had their minds eased knowing that Santa will go about his Christmas 2020 duties in a socially distanced fashion.
Picture: Richard Dobson

Santa gets special permission to travel at Christmas

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The coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt travel around the world but the Prime Minister has confirmed that no matter what happens to Australia’s borders Santa will be able to do his job

One of the grasssland earless dragons at Melbourne Zoo. Picture: Zoos Victoria

Rare baby earless dragons ready for visitors

animals

Keepers at Melbourne Zoo have proudly introduced to visitors some baby grassland earless dragons. It’s been 50 years since the last confirmed Victorian sighting of the species in the wild

Lazy child. istock image. For Kids News

Increase in sitting prompts new physical activity push

health

The World Health Organisation has updated its physical activity guidelines, warning the increasing time we spend on our bottoms is putting our health at risk. Find out how much activity you need

Pictured at Woollahra Public School are year 5 students Nina Vujovic , Alyla Browne and Tea McDrury.
The children at Woollahra Public School have been making pompoms for Christmas decorations to raise money fro the hundreds of koalas impacted by last summers bushfires.
Picture:Richard Dobson

Young fundraisers’ crafty idea to save koalas

humanities

Watching the devastation of Australia’s koalas during last summer’s bushfires was too much to bear for these nature-loving kids — so they are doing something about it