Rachel Browne, Amanda Hoh The Sydney couple aboard the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight had two young children who were living with their extended family in China.
Alexandra Smith, Rachel Browne A record number of NSW children sat for the selective schools placement test on Thursday: 13,930 children are in contention for 4188 spots.
Esther Han, Rachel Browne Once they came for the Rock and the Reef but international tourists are increasingly likely to add a winery trip to their Australian holiday itinerary, the Chinese driving demand.
Rachel Browne Evidence shows heavy exposure to screen violence in adolescence is changing the development of young peoples' brains.
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 Schools across the public, independent and Catholic sector in NSW have reacted angrily to the Coalition's backflip on funding, with many saying the uncertainty over budgets makes forward planning...
Rachel Browne They are young, rich and troubled and more are landing in psychologists' consulting rooms.
Rachel Browne Families in parts of Sydney and Melbourne are still struggling to find childcare vacancies despite a surge in new providers and a record number of children in centres.
Rachel Browne Australia's first Children's Commissioner grasps the importance of the role, having experienced her own childhood adversity.
Rachel Browne Parents of women with severe disabilities are being forced to take their daughters overseas for hysterectomies after their requests for the procedure were denied in Australia, a leading...
Rachel Browne For Evelyn Scott, $1 a day will buy peace of mind.
Rachel Browne The philosopher has learnt much from his books but he values a life that is rich in experience.
Rachel Browne The chief executive of cancer charity Redkite has a passion for her work that is matched only by her devotion as an aunt.
Rachel Browne A MAN accused of sending offensive letters to the families of soldiers who died in Afghanistan will go to the High Court to have the charges dropped on the basis they infringed his implied freedom of...
Rachel Browne The high tea has been hijacked. So say connoisseurs of the world's most popular brew.
Rachel Browne ONE IN five couples who give up fertility treatment does so because of the psychological and physical burden of the process, according to a major study of assisted reproductive technology.
Rachel Browne The wife of the late Dr Chris O'Brien has weathered unspeakable tragedies but remains determined to see his dreams become reality.
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 Sydney's Lulworth House is under investigation over serious allegations of neglect.
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.