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  1. 30 July 2019 - Inside Business

    Can your personality be good, or bad, for your health?

    The University of Melbourne's HILDA Survey 2019 finds links between personality traits and the onset of illness, but experts say it's likely an indirect effect

  2. 30 July 2019 - Inside Business

    Is wages growth really as weak as we think?

    The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA Survey finds that hourly wages of the median full-time worker have actually been rising ahead of the cost of living

  3. 30 July 2019 - Inside Business

    Work or family?

    The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA survey shows many Australian couples are finding it tough to balance work and family – as they work longer hours.

  4. 30 July 2019 - Inside Business

    Behind the numbers on illicit drug use

    The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA Survey shows Illicit drug use is strongly linked to being the victim of violence, while parents can be a big influence.

  5. 30 July 2019 - Inside Business

    Warning on struggle street

    The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA survey shows Australia is still a land of opportunity but poverty is up and income classes are becoming more entrenched

  6. 30 July 2019 - Inside Business

    Gender reshaping the traditional Australian household

    The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA survey shows are women working and earning more in a subtle rebalancing act as Australians adapt to slow growth.

  7. 30 July 2019 - Inside Business

    Rates of diagnosed mental illness soar

    The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA Survey finds depression and anxiety is now the most common serious illness among Australians, particularly for women.

  8. 29 July 2019 - Inside Business

    Lucky leaders: How we view the good outcomes of people in power

    University of Melbourne research finds we are more likely to attribute the good outcomes of a leader’s decisions to luck, and bad ones to personal failure.

  9. 26 May 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Working hard to make work fairer

    University of Melbourne researchers have developed a model that helps the Fair Work Ombudsman find unscrupulous employers exploiting or underpaying workers.