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.
Anna Patty and Rachel Browne Proposed childcare reforms aim to encourage an extra 47,000 mothers to join the workforce, but the Productivity Commission modelling suggests marginal tax rates would discourage them from working...
Rachel Browne Almost 100,000 children from low-income families might lose their childcare places if the government tightens work study requirements under the Productivity Commission's recommendations.
Rachel Browne, Alexandra Back Australian governments need to rethink bans on commercial surrogacy, experts say following reports an Australian couple abandoned a baby in Thailand.
Rachel Browne Leading surrogacy lawyer says Australian parents of babies born to surrogates overseas are not automatically subject to criminal background checks, leaving the system wider open to abusers.
Rachel Browne Long-awaited report into discrimination against pregnant women to be handed down by the Human Rights Commission
Rachel Browne When Matthew Whisker picks his children up from their north shore childcare centre he doesn’t automatically have to ask how their day went – he already knows.
Eamonn Duff and Rachel Browne Michael and Carol Clancy had never met Albert and Maree Rizk. Their lives could not have been more contrasting.
Rachel Browne John Tyson suffered an unthinkable tragedy in the Queensland floods in 2011.
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.
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 Proud parents could be unwittingly putting their children at risk by posting images and information online that give away details such as where they go to school and which parks they frequent.
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...
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 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.