It’s time to make waves in beach accessibility
University of Melbourne research found Australia could be a world leader in making beaches accessible to people of all abilities, but barriers remain
Paternalism, public housing and COVID-19
A University of Melbourne researcher says Australia's long history of paternalism against public housing tenants is evident in the hard lockdowns in Melbourne.
Investing in social housing during a pandemic
University of Melbourne experts say Australia needs a National Housing Strategy, as well as funding and policy, to fix our long-term declines in social housing.
Making Australia’s most liveable city more inclusive
Melbourne is a great city to live in, but University of Melbourne research finds it needs to do better for people with a disability by making it more accessible
Is rent-for-life becoming the new norm for families?
The HILDA survey from the University of Melbourne finds the age group with the highest number of renters moving into home-ownership is now the 55-64 year-olds.
You snooze you lose in Victoria’s electricity market
A deregulated, competitive electricity market is great for consumers prepared to work to get the best deals, but hurts those who can least afford it