Confused About the Changes to Centrelink Family Benefits? Here’s Our Quick Rundown
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The New Year brings a whole lot of new changes for Centrelink’s family benefits. See how they affect you. The clock struck midnight, you raised a bubbling glass of champagne (or more likely, groggily chugged a sippy cup of grape juice thinking it was the mum-friendly version), gave your honey a quick kiss and felt the freshness of the new year...
Frozen Fans Get Ready … Disney on Ice presents Frozen is Coming to Australia
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Frozen is jumping off of the screen and it’s getting even colder. That’s right. Disney on Ice Presents Frozen is coming to audiences across Australia this summer. So, you say your child has “Let It Go” on a constantly streaming loop? And, maybe she spends 20 hours a day dressed up like Elsa (the other 4 hours she’s playing the role...
Your Sneak Peek at the Cheeky New Australia Day Lamb Ad
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Every year without fail, there's a new and sometimes controversial Australia Day Lamb Ad released by the folk at Lamb Australia. Some love them, some hate them and well, they get you talking about one of our most iconic Australia Day meats, LAMB. This year is no different, with a completely cheeky twist on the multiculturalism that is Australia. Featuring Adelaide's...
BREAKING: We Reveal The Latest Fifty Shades Darker Trailer and It’s Pretty Hot!
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We aim to please Miss Steele! And trust us, we think you’ll be very, very excited… Christian Grey is back. Deeper and darker. And Mum Central has the Australian launch of the trailer to share with you RIGHT NOW. Slip into something a comfortable, turn off the phone and pass your children the TV remote – you’re going to want...
IKEA Click and Collect – Easy Shopping Online! Plus, 10 Iconic IKEA Products We Love!
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For our Tasmania readers, the IKEA story has just gotten a little sweeter with the launch of IKEA's Click & Collect service (we think it's a total game changer!) And any die-hard fan will tell you, shopping at IKEA is more than just a little addictive and I think it goes without saying that most Australian homes would be sporting a piece...
UPDATE: All Pumpkin Patch Stores Closing by Early 2017. Fire Sale Announced
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Almost 1,600 Pumpkin Patch staff are set to lose their jobs by the beginning of next year after a buyer for kids fashion brand could not be found. Administrators Ferrier Hodgson announced yesterday that the 36-year-old retailer will continue to trade as usual as a rescue buyer is sought. Pumpkin Patch employs about 1,000 workers in Australia (mainly mums!) across their 117 stores...
Researchers closer to understanding SIDS
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New mums of the future may sleep easier with a breakthrough in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) research this week! The Sydney Morning Herald has revealed Australian researchers are closer to unveiling the mystery of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. The syndrome, which causes the death of otherwise healthy babies, sees their cause of death routinely ruled as of "undetermined". An Australian...
Mum’s Fave Pumpkin Patch in Voluntary Receivership
Iconic kids fashion retailer Pumpkin Patch has been tipped into receivership by its lenders and appointed voluntary administrators after failing to reinvent itself in the face of shrinking sales and too much debt. As a result of this news Mum Central can predict there’s bound to be epic sales ahead – and those Pumpkin Patch classics in your kids’ wardrobe...
The World’s First CHAMPAGNE POPSICLE is Coming to Australia This Year!
Just when we thought life was complete (because the Bachelorette final is almost upon us) we discovered that this summer Australia is getting some big, big, news… CHAMPAGNE POPSICLES ARE COMING We doubt you’ll need telling twice fellow Mums but this is a #gamechanger on so many levels. Here is what you need to know about what is sure to be...
Meet the New Kid on the Block – CARPE KOKO Chocolates. Decadent Gifting at its Finest
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When it comes to gifting there’s a universal choice that’s never the wrong decision…CHOCOLATE! Whether you’re apologising, romancing, thanking or celebrating, CARPE KOKO Chocolates are the perfect gift that never goes out of style. There’s also those occasions that are tricky to know what to send. We’ve all puzzled over how to thank the boss at Christmas, what to send a...