Author: Michael Grose
Schools holidays and after school times present challenges for families when parents work. Finding suitable care for children is tricky, particularly when usual arrangements fall over or kids tell you they are too old to be looked after.
A recent study showed that one in 10 Australian children under the age of twelve spend some part of a school holiday at home without supervision.
The legal age when a child can be left at home in Australia varies from state to state. Queensland, Victoria and Tasmania have comparatively harsh penalties for parents who leave children under the age of […]