The impact of COVID-19 on Australia’s housing market
As the global economy contracts due to COVID-19, University of Melbourne research finds Australia’s house prices are likely to fall for months – even years.
Can your personality be good, or bad, for your health?
The University of Melbourne's HILDA Survey 2019 finds links between personality traits and the onset of illness, but experts say it's likely an indirect effect
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
Work or family?
The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA survey shows many Australian couples are finding it tough to balance work and family – as they work longer hours.
Behind the numbers on illicit drug use
The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA Survey shows Illicit drug use is strongly linked to being the victim of violence, while parents can be a big influence.
Warning on struggle street
The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA survey shows Australia is still a land of opportunity but poverty is up and income classes are becoming more entrenched
Gender reshaping the traditional Australian household
The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA survey shows are women working and earning more in a subtle rebalancing act as Australians adapt to slow growth.
Rates of diagnosed mental illness soar
The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA Survey finds depression and anxiety is now the most common serious illness among Australians, particularly for women.
Lost in transit?
Commuting times in Australia cities have jumped significantly since 2002, but the University of Melbourne’s 2019 HILDA Survey suggests travel times have peaked.
Why housing is a major public health issue for Australians with disability
Housing security isn't a focus in Australia's federal election, but University of Melbourne research finds it's a fundamental issue for people with a disability