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It seems to be a fact of life in Australia - in April every year our health insurance premiums increase in price and we weigh up whether we really can afford to have private health cover. Particularly for families, the rise in insurance premiums can
Recycled Mats turn unwanted and discarded materials into beautiful mats, which are functional, practical and beautifully
This event has passed. If your family loves the great outdoors, then you are in luck - Australia's longest running and biggest
In the past, many parents did not feel comfortable in talking to their children about sexual matters. At most, children received
This show is now finished.  The Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO)  presents Raider of the Lost Ark in Concert at the
Deciding where to take friends or family who are visiting Brisbane can often be a bit overwhelming. There are plenty of options,
Please note: This event is now finished. QPAC presents Concerto For Harmony and Presto in the Easter school holidays
PLEASE NOTE :THIS SHOW IS NOW FINISHED Gazillion Bubble Show at Out of the Box festival The Gazillion Bubble Show is showing at
Please note: This event has now finished. The Wiggles present The Wiggle Town Tour at various venues around Queensland
A sand bucket list is a number of experiences or dreams that you hope to accomplish together as a family. It might be taking the
The Federal Government's 'No Jab, No Pay' policy is now in full swing, meaning families could miss out on payments if their kids
This post is brought to you by Nuffnang and Sodastream I think I was having the same thoughts as a ten year old. I remember
This event has passed. Live Nation and Target presents Disney in Concert Under The Stars in March 2016. Disney in Concert
Brought to you by Nuffnang and Origin Energy Recently I was invited to attend a day with Origin Energy, who are the leading
Lego is a popular toy for kids of all ages, giving them the opportunity to explore their creativity by building masterpieces or
Located along the Maroochydore River near Cotton Tree, Maroochydore Rotary Park is a popular picnic and BBQ
If you grew up in any one of the capital cities of Australia, then chances are you remember visiting Myer at Christmas time at
CDP presents Snugglepot and Cuddlepie at QUT Garden’s Theatre in July 2016. Snugglepot and Cuddlepie The magic of May Gibbs
PLEASE NOTE THIS SHOW IS NOW FINISHED. CDP presents The 52-Storey Tree House at the Logan Entertainment Centre in May and QUT
THIS EVENT IS NOW FINISHED. Christmas Under the Stars is a magical evening for the whole family with classic Christmas carols,
THIS EVENT IS NOW FINISHED. Get excited as Santa makes his annual trip from the North Pole to Scarborough Beach Park for
Getting kids playing outside is not as easy as it used to be, thanks to the pull of computer games, devices and other indoor
Brisbane is full of family-friendly recreation areas, parks and natural swimming locations. An alternative option during the hot
The Gold Coast is home to many unique attractions, including Tropical Fruit World in the Tweed region, not far from Kingscliff
Please Note: This event is now finished.  TEG Entertainment presents Ice Age Live! A Mammoth Adventure in Brisbane in April
Enjoy views of the Brisbane River while the kids run around the green open spaces and conquer the maritime-themed playground at
How awesome would it be to have your own supply of native honey and know that you are helping to save the planet for future
THIS SHOW IS NOW FINISHED QPAC in association with Tim Lawson and Simon Painter presents Cirque Adrenaline as part of QPAC's
THIS SHOW IS NOW FINISHED QPAC & Andrew Kay in association with Nick Brooke & Kenny Wax presents The Tiger Who Came to
Lendlease wants to create the best parks, and they want your ideas and input! If you could create a park, what would it look
Popcorn and choc-tops have long been a rite of passage for movie-goers of all ages, but what about burgers, hot chips or even the
THIS SHOW EVENT IS NOW FINISHED. Cameron Mackintosh presents Les Miserables at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC from the 10th November
Have you always wanted to take your Brisbane Kids to see Santa but have been worried about how they might react? Do your
Corinda Compounding Chemist Does your child have allergies, or intolerances to certain additives? Are they unable to take
When it comes to our wonderful Australian wildlife and marine life, many of us are concerned about the welfare and protection of
Looking for a fun, low-cost creative experience for your child? The Nest Community Inc is a not-for-profit organisation located
Brought to you by Nuffnang and RedBalloon When you have children and discover how tough this parenting gig is, it makes you
Most little kids want to grow up to be a race car driver at some point; it seems to be an inevitable childhood phase. If your
People and wildlife live in close proximity to one another in Brisbane, and so it is sadly only a matter of time before wildlife
Messy play - tick! Creative fun - tick! Simple, original art work - tick! Getting started Messy play/painting with
PLEASE NOTE THIS SHOWS BRISBANE SEASON HAS NOW FINISHED.  Get excited as Lah-Lah Sing It Loud live in concert tours around
PLEASE NOTE THIS SHOW HAS NOW FINISHED. STAY TUNED FOR INFORMATION ON UPCOMING DISNEY ON ICE PERFORMANCES. Feld Entertainment
Playgroup Queensland is excited to launch a Playgroup for Grandparents in Ascot in Brisbane. The idea behind this initiative is
Many thanks to Kalene for this personal account. Kiah's Story My daughter Kiah aged 5, developed a chronic wet cough at the age
Please note: This show is no longer showing in Brisbane. The Brisbane Festival presents The Luck Child as part of the Brisbane
Please note: This show is no longer showing in Brisbane. Imaginary Theatre presents The Voice In The Walls as part of the
Thanks to the generous donation from the estate of Redlands' local, Ian Webster-McDougall, Play List Group’s new Saturday Cubby
Going to the movies has become not only a rather expensive experience, but also a bit of a generic one. Most of the cinemas
Please note: This show is no longer showing in Brisbane. The Wiggles present The Wiggles Big Show! & CinderEmma at the
Please note: This show has now finished in Brisbane.  Andrew Llyod Webber, David Ian, John Frost and The Really Useful Group
  Please note: This show is no longer showing in Brisbane. Lunchbox Theatre Productions presents Cats at the Lyric
Seagulls Club in Tweed Heads have recently launched a new initiative to provide greater independence for people with disabilities
Looking for the perfect combination of outdoors and fitness? Rock climbing may be just the activity for you and your Brisbane
Please note: This event is now finished. On the 5th of July 2015, the Story Bridge will be closed to traffic and transformed
Electricity prices seem to be continuously on the rise these days, resulting in increasing electricity bills for families. For
PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS NOW FINISHED Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium is coming to the Logan Entertainment Centre and the
There’s no doubt about it; the teenage years are some of the most turbulent and difficult years in the life of your child.
(Written 20.4.15). If you are expecting a new addition to the family, it could pay to read this article. Figures show more
Sponsored by Nuffnang and Medicare Local With the recent government decision to curb childcare and family tax payments for
Goodness me, aren't post-baby stomachs everywhere on social media at the moment?  It seems a few celebrities whipping up their
Here at Brisbane Kids, we know parks! We know the best parks around, from awesome fenced parks for toddlers, to large adventure
Please note: This events is now finished. Cirque Du Soleil presents Totem under The Grand Chapiteau (The Big Top) at Hamilton
Parents who consciously object to vaccinating their children will lose a raft of childcare and welfare payments from the 1st of
Easter is often a time of year usually spent with loved ones, being thankful for one another, having fun and making wonderful new
According to Queensland Health, more than 3500 people have contracted Ross River Fever from mosquitoes since January this year,
Trampoline parks are a new and exciting trend, providing fun for all ages and a great family day out. There are trampoline parks
Telling your child they have ASD, Autism, Aspergers, Sensory Processing Disorder is a personal choice. When you do it, if you do
With the release of the latest government report on children’s education and care services, giving ratings for childcare
- Part 2: The well-stocked larder - These days, any supermarket worth its Maldon salt has a gluten free section. The selection
There is some berry good news for Brisbane families that want to buy Australian frozen berries! Matilda's Frozen Berries In
Please note: This event is now finished. Life Like Touring  presents the Hi-5 House of Dreams Tour at the Royal International
PLEASE NOTE THIS SHOW HAS NOW FINISHED. CIRCA and Redland Performing Arts Centre present Carnival of Animals at the Redland
Please note: This event is now finished. New Note 26.3.15 THIS EVENT WAS NOT APPROVED BY COUNCIL AND HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
PLEASE NOTE THIS SHOWS BRISBANE SEASON HAS NOW FINISHED.  Ipswich Civic Centre presents Fluff: A Story of Lost Toys at the
The State Government will introduce legislation this year to give child care centres the power to reject children who aren't
Everyone has had good neighbours, and ones they'd gladly swap. There are the neighbours who share their abundant paw paw crop,
There is one downside to having children --- they need to be fed and fed often for the next, let's see, EIGHTEEN YEARS at least.
During the month of March, Wet n Wild is celebrating their community heroes by offering staged FREE entry for Australian
Kids love having the best of everything. So how do parents make sure they can offer their kids the very best? They live in
Sometimes it’s hard to admit when we need help, when we can’t fix everything and we can’t always do everything on our own.
Paying for petrol when you have kids in the car can be a bit of a nightmare. Gone are the days when a helpful attendant would
Please note: This event is now finished. Life Like Touring presents Octonauts Live! Operation Shield Reef  at Ipswich Civic
Please note: This event is now finished. Feld Entertainment and Disney presents Disney On Ice: Dare to Dream in June
The Australian Cyclone Season runs from from the 1 November to 30 April each year, with Queensland residents accustomed to
These days there is an app for everything and everything is in an app. For parents who perhaps aren't quite up there and savvy
Giving something back to the community is something we can all do, even kids. Volunteering and contributing can help families
Making paper planes can be one of the cheapest activities for entertaining the kids. After the Summer 2014/2015 school holiday
BMX can be great fun for kids who love to get outdoors and be active on their bikes, and is a wonderful hobby loved by both girls
The holidays are almost over and the start of a new school year will be upon us in days. But this year is different. In what the
It seems like kids these days hit a new milestone every week. With school about to start again for another year, it raises a
By now you’ve probably heard about the British Mum who sent an invoice home in the backpack of  five-year-old Alex Nash; a
Please note: This event is now finished. Presented by QPAC in association with Live Nation and the Australian Broadcasting
Please note: This event is now finished. Presented by QPAC and AKA by arrangement with the Birmingham Stage Company, Horrible
Please note: This event is now finished. Santa's workshop has arrived at Peninsula Fair! A pop up fun factory jam packed with
The wild dolphin, Silhouette, has birthed a healthy calf in Tangalooma one year after losing her first offspring. Reasons for the
Brisbane Kids are spoilt for choice these school holidays, with a number of fantastic shows on offer. From fun musicals to TV
Please note: This event is now finished. The Queensland Ballet presents The Nutcracker at the Playhouse, QPAC in December
Please note: This event is now finished. Presented by Kids Promotion in association with the  Australian Broadcasting
Brisbane residents are used to storms, but wow, yesterday's was an absolute doozy. Packing similar wind speeds to a category two
Santa has plenty of help for Christmas this year. So many Elves and Reindeer have volunteered to assist, that he has run out of

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