A COVID-19 state of mind
The latest HILDA Survey shows the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown accelerated the already declining mental health of younger Australians.
Persistent poverty is a major policy issue
While a job is often crucial to lifting people out of poverty, adequate income support and child care are also critical, say University of Melbourne researchers
Living apart together
Sharing a home is what makes a couple, but HILDA shows that for some people, a romantic partner isn’t someone you live with, says University of Melbourne expert
Separated parents getting better at shared care?
HILDA Survey shows children increasingly staying over with non-resident parent suggest separated couples getting better a sharing care says University of expert
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.
Poverty in childhood leads to poverty in adulthood
New University of Melbourne research finds Australian children from poor homes are over three times more likely to suffer adult poverty – and more must be done.