For women, spending time out of the workforce can erode their superannuation. Some countries have already found a way to change that and now, there is a push for carer credits to be introduced in Australia.
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety is starting its first day of hearings with testimony from the family of a man who was mistreated in care in South Australia. Follow our live blog for rolling updates.
Choosing an outfit is something most of us take for granted, but for tens of thousands of Australians with disabilities it can be a painful experience. But a small coterie of Australian designers are out to change that.
The home my grandfather is in should be the norm, not an aberration only the wealthy get to enjoy, writes Melanie Tait.
Childcare centres are offering parents free iPads and cheap holidays as taxpayers chip in billions in subsidies. Labor wants to ban giveaways, but that's a band-aid solution, writes Liam McNicholas.
In Western society we fear dependency, invisibility and dying. Aged care is a silo of these fears. And until it affects us personally, we ignore it, write Bridget Laging, Amanda Kenny and Rhonda Nay.
Some of Australia's most vulnerable families feel they have been abandoned by the Federal Government after changes to childcare payments left them with huge costs and a bureaucratic nightmare.
Greens senator Jordon Steele-John breaks down in Parliament as he lists the names and shocking ways people living with disabilities have died while in residential and institutional care.
Caring for a friend or relative with mental illness can mean missing out on education and employment opportunities. A national campaign is aiming to set that right.
The Coalition's new childcare rebate system was meant to be simpler, parents and service providers are quickly discovering it's exactly the opposite, writes Liam McNicholas.