The latest report from the Child Poverty |Action group gives the figures for raising a child to age 18, based on what the public thinks is a minimum standard of living. The overall cost (including rent and childcare) is £150,753 for a couple and £183,335 for a lone parent. Many parents are seen to struggle […]
Official results from the Australian Bureau of statistics of the postal survey. Explanation of the process. And commentary from the Sydney Morning Herald news.
A really useful listing from Access to Mideast and Islamic Resources (AMIR) blog which draws together in one place an A-Z listing of links to news resources that can be difficult to trace via other means. It lists over 200 titles arranged by country of origin. Other good sources of historic newspapers it is worth […]
Australian government launch new web archive The Australian Government Web Archive is a new site launched by the National Library of Australia. It complements the Library’s long established PANDORA Archive. The AGWA is a collection of Commonwealth Government websites dating from June 2011. Selected older government web content will continue to be found on the […]
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Freely available on National Australian web service, Trove: http://trove.nla.gov.au/aww This title has one of the largest circulations of popular women’s magazines in Australia. Its archive is of great relevance for students and researchers of social history as it includes colour images and contemporary advertising. Which are fascinating for tracing women’s history, advertising and popular culture […]