Caring for the carers
National Carers Week is a time to think about the unpaid work done by millions caring for loved ones with mental ill health say University of Melbourne experts.
We need good policy to back working dads
A new University of Melbourne podcast about dads, families and work explores how policies and jobs could (and should) support working fathers and their families
Navigating the great office exodus
Working from home became the norm during COVID-19, but how have Australians shifted from a traditional workplace? The annual HILDA survey has some answers.
How COVID lockdowns affected our relationships
COVID-19 lockdowns brought some people and families closer together, but for others, it was lonely and overwhelming, say University of Melbourne experts
Ensuring families aren’t left behind in the recovery
Economic recovery from COVID-19 needs to include better support for financially stressed families with young children, says University of Melbourne expert.
Time to reform Australia’s unfair family support system
Australia's family support system is unfair, making it hard for mothers to return to work and penalising dual-earners, says University of Melbourne researcher.
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
Pets and Australians: Who has what?
HILDA Survey reveals close to two-thirds of Australians have at least one pet, with dogs most popular followed by cats say University of Melbourne experts
Diagnosing dementia in younger people
A diagnosis of younger-onset dementia can be devastating, but specialist services can provide clarity and support, faster, says a University of Melbourne expert
How working away is changing home
Research by University of Melbourne and Western Sydney University shows the effects on Australian households when one partner works away from home for weeks.