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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.