A study has found children between the ages of 8 and 14 who take care of a family member with a drug addiction or mental illness aren't very happy at, and don't feel all that safe, at school.
Making super voluntary for low earners, as proposed by a Liberal senator, would leave more women vulnerable in old age.
The NDIS aims to help people with disability live more independently. It was hoped this would reduce carers' responsibilities and allow them more time to work. But evidence shows this hasn't happened.
Baby boomers have become a convenient scapegoat for our social and economic ills. But this intergenerational narrative is neither true nor helpful, writes Myra Hamilton.
An over reliance on grandparents to help care for young children is exposing weaknesses in Australia's current labour market and childcare policies, argues Myra Hamilton.
A system of credits would go a long way to ensuring carers are not penalised in retirement for their selfless service, writes Myra Hamilton.
Posting information about our children on social media raises serious questions about their privacy now and in the future, writes Myra Hamilton.