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  1. 2 August 2017 - Inside Business

    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.

  2. 1 August 2017 - Inside Business

    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.

  3. 1 August 2017 - Inside Business

    Australia’s generational wealth divide is biting

    In 2017 the University of Melbourne's long running HILDA Survey shows Australia's generational wealth divide is biting, threatening the future retirement system

  4. 24 July 2017 - Inside Business

    Outlook 2017: What we learned

    Participants in the University of Melbourne's Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2017 discussed pressing issues including energy policy and welfare reform.

  5. Podcast19 July 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Corruption and Australia’s Parliament

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast examines the issue of corruption in Australian politics, and whether a new watchdog is needed.

  6. 18 July 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Should Australia have a Bill of Rights?

    Some argue Australia's legal system needs better human rights protections; a University of Melbourne expert says we can learn from the US Bill of Rights.

  7. 3 July 2017 - Inside Business

    Australia’s energy trilemma explained

    A University of Melbourne expert explains Australia's energy trilemma: how to deliver energy that is affordable, environmentally sustainable and reliable.

  8. Podcast22 June 2017 - The Policy Shop

    To quota or not to quota

    The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop considers whether quotas or 'targets with teeth' will address the lack of women in Australian business and politics.

  9. Podcast15 June 2017 - The Policy Shop

    What is a fair amount for university students to pay?

    In the latest episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, a panel of experts consider cuts to higher education in the 2017 Federal Budget.

  10. 23 May 2017 - Public Affairs

    Can the NDIS deliver?

    A University of Melbourne report evaluates the progress of the NDIS so far, suggesting it may inadvertently exacerbate the inequities it was designed to solve.