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Research Shows Children Fare Best in Connected Families

New research shows children can have more behaviour problems and difficulties socialising with peers if raised in families with high levels of parental conflict, or with low levels of parental warmth and few shared activities between parents and children.

Welfare Review Public Submissions Closing Soon

Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews is encouraging people to have their say on the recently released interim report proposing improvements to Australia’s welfare system.

Labor to deny thousands cheaper medicine

Thousands of self-funded retirees will miss out on cheaper prescription drugs and other health benefits if Labor blocks moves to index income limits for the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card (CHSC).

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Redefinition of PPL road to cultural change

As a society, we should do more to support women who choose to have families and a career and this is exactly what the Abbott government’s paid parental leave scheme is designed to do.