Will McMurdo, 12, loved being part of his parents' wedding ceremony.
Kirsty Needham Most children of separated parents live with their mother most of the time, a major study has found, despite a controversial 2006 law change to promote equal custody after a divorce.
Brian Robins MORE than half of all low-income families with a mortgage have struggled to pay their electricity bill over the past year, a level that is expected to rise, since both interest rates and electricity...
Kelsey Munro AS SYDNEY'S Chinese community prepares for tomorrow night's Twilight Parade, the big event of the Chinese New Year festival, the occasion holds special significance for one small group.
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 AS AUSTRALIA recorded its lowest number of adoptions ever in 2010-11, Julie and Carl Hall were celebrating the adoption of Codie, the third sibling to be legally embraced by the family in recent...
Max Pemberton There is no doubt that "big names" can play a significant role in raising awareness of health issues. But the brutal truth is that the impact is temporary.
Jane Cadzow For more than an hour, Ross Cameron has been toying dejectedly with the blueberry bagel on the desk in front of him. Finally, he picks it up and tosses it into the bin.
More money than sense?
Judith Woods Gold cars, swanky superyachts and bags of bling - the new breed of uberwealthy lack class, but do they care?
Larissa Nicholson Kathryn Walters does not go on holiday with her husband. Someone always needs to stay home with the pets.
Katherine Feeney Some people find themselves in relationships with people who have done terrible things, and it is the discovery of this horror that forces them to make a decision: should they stay, or should they...
Catherine Rodie Environmentally conscious souls are choosing 'greener' ways to farewell their loved ones. From the 'mushroom death suit' to a simple backyard burial, here are some of the weird and wonderful lengths...
Karen Hardy From cards to capture special moments to a potty with a distraction.
Matt Roper A Brazilian man whose parents were African slaves could be the oldest living person ever documented after receiving a birth certificate showing he turned 126 last week, it was reported on Tuesday.
Katherine Feeney New research indicates those born first stand a better chance of landing a loving, long-term relationship than their siblings. Only children were also less lucky in love.
Katherine Feeney Survey suggests those born first stand a better chance of landing a loving, long-term relationship than their siblings.
Joel Meares Debbie Salmon lived for more than 30 years with anorexia. When the disease finally took her, she left behind a record.
The wealthy elite
John Bingham Rich fear their wealth could be depriving their children of drive and ambition, study finds.
Sam de Brito If I was a rich man, I’d forgo the yachts and splurge on life’s greatest pleasure; children.
Natasha Rudra In a couple of weeks, Rutherglen will be filled with thousands of people bent on having a very good time.