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  • Dr Barbara Broadway

    Senior Research Fellow, Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Melbourne

  1. 16 March 2021 - Inside Business

    Time to reform Australia’s unfair family support system

    Australia's family support system is unfair, making it hard for mothers to return to work and penalising dual-earners, says University of Melbourne researcher.

  2. 9 December 2020 - Inside Business

    Parents with children at home reach breaking point

    High mental stress among working parents in wake of COVID-19 highlights need for policies that address work-family conflict, say University of Melbourne experts

  3. 20 November 2020 - Inside Business

    Childcare a challenge for poorer single parents

    The HILDA Survey suggests single-parent households are abandoning formal childcare as they face greater poverty rates, warn University of Melbourne experts.

  4. 7 October 2020 - Public Affairs

    Australia’s COVID-19 Budget

    Australia’s COVID-19 Budget has one clear goal: to steer the country out of its first recession in 30 years - University of Melbourne experts react.

  5. 6 August 2020 - Inside Business

    Parents of school-age kids during COVID-19? Yes, you’re stressed

    University of Melbourne research finds that Australian parents are feeling the burn of COVID-19 amid a major economic downturn and growing family-work conflict

  6. 29 March 2019 - Inside Business

    Sharing the load

    A University of Melbourne expert says this year’s Federal Budget should deliver better family-friendly policies for individual, economic and social rewards.

  7. 4 December 2017 - Inside Business

    The minimum wage gender divide

    We might expect the gender pay gap to be zero among minimum-wage workers, but University of Melbourne research finds women earn around 10 per cent less.