A family breakup is a poverty trap for women
A woman’s risk of falling into poverty doubles after a separation, with a family breakup a poverty trap for many, says new University of Melbourne research
JobSeeker and JobKeeper in post-COVID policies
A University of Melbourne expert says now is the time to look at fine-tuning the JobKeeper and JobSeeker programs to help people, and the economy, bounce back.
Who is left behind under the new child care subsidy?
The University of Melbourne's HILDA survey finds families are increasingly relying on childcare but changing policy may lock out those who need it most.
2018 Budget: The big takeaways
University of Melbourne economists worry the Government's flatter tax system plan will stoke inequality while the 2018-19 budget dodges the major challenges.