Adele Horin is a columnist and reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald who has been a correspondent in New York, Washington and London for the original, hard-copy National Times, and won a Walkley award for a series on Australiansâ€™ sex lives before they were so commonly exposed. She is also the recipient of an Australian Human Rights Commission media award.
Adele Horin THE number of homeless people sleeping rough in Sydney over summer dropped significantly compared with the same time last year.
Adele Horin A BACKGROUND of trauma or neglect is not the only disadvantage children in foster care carry with them into the classroom. Many have never been read a bedtime story.
Adele Horin WHY don't women leave? This is the question asked of victims of domestic violence for the past 40 years.
Adele Horin IF YOUR income was cut to $234 a week - the unemployment payment - what would you choose to go without?
Adele Horin MANY childcare centres have failed to prepare for the most significant reform to quality childcare in NSW in two decades even though the new standard has been signalled for two years.
Adele Horin PARENTS are likely to face higher childcare fees to meet mandatory new staffing levels when centres reopen on January 10, but only an unlucky minority will encounter the $20 a day rises predicted by...
Adele Horin ALISON RUTHERFORD is a little surprised that so many women she meets complain about their husbands' ineptness around the house.
Adele Horin CHILD neglect can be just as harmful to children's cognitive development as physical and sexual abuse, a new study shows.
Adele Horin LAST Christmas 6 million Australians received one or more presents they never used or later gave away, a new survey by the Australia Institute reveals.
Adele Horin AUSTRALIA'S culture of long work hours is putting at risk children's early learning opportunities, a study has found, as parents struggle to find the time to read, sing and talk to their preschoolers.
Adele Horin LABOR'S paid paternity leave plan has come under fire after Australia finished near the bottom of an international ranking of fairness in families.
Adele Horin AGED care workers are more stressed and fatigued, make more mistakes with medication, and have less job satisfaction than three years ago, a University of Melbourne study shows.
Adele Horin CONTRARY to rumours, Freud is not dead, despite the hard time his brand of therapy, psychoanalysis, has had in recent decades.
Adele Horin AN EXTRA 9000 children in NSW would have developed severe behavioural problems if unemployment had risen to levels predicted at the start of the global financial crisis, a study says.
Adele Horin AUSTRALIANS have little faith in the family's ability to care for elderly parents, a study shows. They want government to do more.
Adele Horin CHILDREN still see the same amount of television advertising for junk food as they did before industry self-regulation was introduced last year, a study shows.
Adele Horin IT IS all about time. Women workers rate control over work hours higher than paid maternity leave in the quest for a better work-life balance, a new survey shows. But paid maternity leave helps, too.
Adele Horin To the Sydneysiders who flocked to the Happiness and its Causes conference yesterday, Hugh Mackay, the social researcher, talked heresy.
Adele Horin FROM sad-sack widows to young and sexy city dwellers, the image of people who live alone has flip-flopped over the years.
Adele Horin ALMOST 15 per cent of Australian children aged three to four have television in their bedrooms and, by the age of seven to eight, the proportion has risen to one in five, a new study shows, raising...