Rachel Browne Well-resourced institutions may have to foot the bill for child sexual abuse committed in other organisations which are unable to provide financial compensation for victims.
Rachel Browne A single person living in rental accommodation is at the greatest risk of severe financial hardship, according to a new report which looks at the causes and depth of poverty in Australia.
Rachel Browne The bizarre meeting between the church leader and his alleged victim which resulted in a $10,000 payment.
Rachel Browne Long-awaited report into discrimination against pregnant women to be handed down by the Human Rights Commission
Rachel Browne A growing number of employers are becoming breastfeeding-friendly workplaces with the Royal Australian Air Force becoming the latest organisation to become accredited.
Rachel Browne, Michaela Whitbourn Almost half of donations to some popular charities are spent on fund-raising, prompting calls for more transparency as the Coalition prepares to abolish the body set up to regulate not-for-profit...
Rachel Browne Anna Patty One in seven people in NSW - more than a million - are living below the poverty line, which is higher than the national average, a new report has found.
Rachel Browne FAMILIES
Rachel Browne Up to one in four people will suffer violence in the workplace during their career.
Rachel Browne Up to one in four people will suffer violence in their workplace during the course of their career, with the direct cost running into millions of dollars a year in Australia.
Rachel Browne More Australians will be encouraged to ditch the office for a desk at home under a new federal government campaign to be launched this month.
Rachel Browne The rate of homelessness in Australia rose eight per cent between 2006 and 2011, despite public funding of $1.1 billion as part of a Federal Government promise to halve homelessness by 2020.
Rachel Browne Ambitious pledge to halve homelessness by 2020, launched by Rudd government, is failing to reach its target.
Rachel Browne A fear of the unknown is deterring Australian employers from hiring more people with disabilities, according to the chief executive of one of Australia's largest companies.
Rachel Browne THE groups that support needy people at Christmas are doing it tough themselves this year with charity organisations saying donations have slumped compared with last December.
Rachel Browne Almost a quarter of a million Australians - or one in 98 people - requested help from welfare agencies because they were either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, according to figures from the...
Rachel Browne More than a third of families struggle to pay childcare fees despite increased federal government assistance over the past decade, a new report by public policy think tank The Australia Institute...
Rachel Browne For Evelyn Scott, $1 a day will buy peace of mind.
Rachel Browne Migrants and refugees are keen to volunteer in their community as well as find paid employment, according to research from one of Australia's biggest multicultural work and training organisations.
Shane Green, Rachel Browne A bleak picture of disadvantage among single parents forced onto Newstart has emerged, with a new Salvation Army report finding the contentious policy has compounded levels of deprivation.