Blurring the weekend
HILDA Survey shows many Australian do some work on the weekend; a University of Melbourne expert asks whether working from home will further blur the weekend
Casual work and COVID-19
Casual jobs seems to work for many, so responding to COVID-19 is about taking emergency action not making wholesale changes, says University of Melbourne expert
Breaking the family chain of joblessness
New University of Melbourne research finds children of parents who are both jobless can experience long-term disadvantage, but good policy can break the cycle.
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
Good policy vs poor politics at Outlook 2018
University of Melbourne's Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2018 highlighted widespread concerns that politics isn't working when it comes to needed policy
Small business: Not the jobs engine we think
The University of Melbourne's HILDA Survey finds the number of self-employed entrepreneurs in Australia doing well enough to hire staff is shrinking.
5 ways the future of work could change for women
Women remain under-represented in senior roles and earn less. University of Melbourne experts discuss what the future of work could look like for women.
What 17 years of data tells us about Australia
The University of Melbourne's HILDA Survey has been running for 17 years, providing important insight into the financial and social wellbeing of Australians.
For the love of the punt
The University of Melbourne HILDA Survey 2017 shows over 200,000 Australians are problem gamblers, but very little is known yet about the impact of their habit.