Rachel Browne

Rachel Browne

Rachel Browne is a Social Affairs Reporter for Fairfax Media

Families paying the price of a new financial order

TopCash

Alexandra Smith, Rachel Browne, Cosima Marriner Life just got a little squeezier for people in middle age. Already wedged between the demands of paid work, dependent children and ageing parents, changes forecast by this week's federal budget have...

Protection orders for children double in decade: welfare report

The number of children on care and protection orders has doubled over the past ten years.

Rachel Browne The number of children on care and protection orders has doubled over the past 10 years.

More with less: welfare groups pessimistic

UNEMPLOYMENT

Rachel Browne Not-for-profits say they're struggling with increased demand as government increasingly outsources services - without adequate funding.

Why housework is a dirty word

Domestic.

Rachel Browne SUPERWOMAN is dead and quite possibly buried under a mountain of unwashed laundry and empty takeaway food containers.