The Child Poverty Monitor shows one in five children from the most disadvantaged communities are going without the basics.
A bitter split in the Rainbow Community has put one of the biggest events on the LGBTQI calendar under threat. John Campbell looks at both sides of the debate, and at the historic events leading up to the current tension.
This year's awards included foods promoted as healthier choices, "even though they contained spoonfuls of sugar".
Move follows board's ban on police marching in uniform at next year's Pride Parade, which had divided the rainbow community and caused sponsors and support groups to pull out.
St Margaret's College's Jem Vaughan spoke about the role of social media in her struggle.
"It can be a lonely place if you're scared about coming out as a gay person," said Dame Jools.
Earlier this year, India's top court struck down a colonial-era law that made homosexual acts punishable by up to 10 years in prison.