Pages tagged by "families"

No storm incoming, just a cool change

The forecast for Australia's household economic weather.

The social network

Good social policy means taking a long-term view according to Peter Whiteford, Director of the new Social Policy Institute at Crawford School.

What future for the minimum wage?

Policymakers need to take a long view and make some tough choices about the Australian minimum wage, writes ROB BRAY.

Bare minimum: unpicking the minimum wage

Australia needs to have a national conversation about the minimum wage, starting with breaking free from the short-term thinking of the annual negotiations, according to the author of a new report from the HC Coombs Policy Forum.

Middle class welfare – are we hitting the target?

Child poverty could be on the increase due to changes in Family Tax Benefit, write PETER WHITEFORD and GERRY REDMOND.

Welfare cuts to lone parents will not help them find work

Contrary to a recent opinion piece, the indications are that most children who are abused do not live in lone-parent or step families, writes PETER WHITEFORD.

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