Higher turnover of governments and hiring freezes are driving up temporary, contract and casual employment.
Peter Martin World-first research finds children born of parents on Centrelink almost twice as likely to be on benefits in later life than children who are not.
Peter Martin Thirty years on, Bob Hawke's infamous pledge that no Australian child would live in poverty is shaping up to be an achievement rather than an embarrassment, new research shows.
James Robertson Up to half of all groups who advocate on behalf of people with a disability in NSW face being wiped out by funding cuts as the state government hands over responsibility for disability services to the Commonwealth, new figures show.
Rachel Browne Budgeting has been a nightmare for Samantha Nicoll, whose introduction to the workforce was a series of casual jobs with no security.
Damien Murphy Music writer Iain Shedden, who played with the seminal Australian punk band The Saints, has died aged 60.
Stephanie Gardiner Nearly 50,000 Mitsubishi cars across Australia are being recalled, prompted by a defect which may abruptly cut out the engine.
Georgina Mitchell Brian Liston was waiting for a bus when he was approached by a stranger who had no shoes on.
Michaela Whitbourn Salim Mehajer has been taken to Westmead Hospital after a car accident prevented him attending the first day of his trial for allegedly assaulting a taxi driver.
Doug Dingwall Counsel for the Immigration Department defended the decision to follow the government's industrial policy for public servants.
A woman will face court Tuesday following an assault at Orient Point on Monday night
Even the ducks are set to turn out for a Taste of Christmas.