Parents with children at home reach breaking point
High mental stress among working parents in wake of COVID-19 highlights need for policies that address work-family conflict, say University of Melbourne experts
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
Too many eggs in the property wealth basket
HILDA Survey shows Australians' wealth is heavily dependent on property, which is a worry given falling business ownership says University of Melbourne expert
Pandemic fallout exposes the young and vulnerable
HILDA data suggests COVID-19 downturn to hit the most vulnerable, especially young workers; a University of Melbourne expert says welfare policy now central
Are you OK Australia?
HILDA Survey shows high life satisfaction in Australia, but Indigenous Australians, immigrants and unemployed, not so good says a University of Melbourne expert
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
Childcare a challenge for poorer single parents
The HILDA Survey suggests single-parent households are abandoning formal childcare as they face greater poverty rates, warn University of Melbourne experts.
Losing our religion
HILDA Survey shows Australians are rapidly dropping their religious affiliations, and it is being driven by the young says a University of Melbourne 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
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.