A generation dislodged: Why things are tough for Gen Y
A new report from the University of Melbourne shows a combination of insecure work, long working hours and unaffordable housing makes life tough for Gen Y.
Australia’s housing: Hard crash or soft landing?
University of Melbourne research looks at whether Australia's housing market is still booming, or blinded by euphoria?
Disadvantage, family breakdown and homelessness
University of Melbourne research looks at the statistics to reveal a link between relationship breakdown and homelessness in Australia's disadvantaged families.
What comes after the housing boom?
After 5 years of rising house prices, Australians have got themselves into more debt than ever. But could Australia’s latest housing boom soon be over?
Homelessness in the World’s Most Liveable city
The number of homeless people in Melbourne has increased dramatically. Could it now be time to take a new approach to solving the issue?
Pholiota: The tiny house with big ideas
A new exhibition suggests a tiny house designed in the 1920s by Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin could teach modern housebuilders a thing or two.
The economist who knows us all
Overseeing the Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey has given Professor Roger Wilkins a unique insight into the state of Australia.
Governing the ungovernable?
Australia's housing market is the focus as Professor Glyn Davis is joined by Dr Judy Yates and Professor John Freebairn in the Policy Shop podcast
Boom town busts affordability
Australia’s long boom in property prices has run into an affordability crisis and raised urgent policy questions in what is an election year.
Merchant Builders: Celebrating a fifty-year legacy
The fifty-year legacy of one of Australia's most influential project house-building companies has become the focus of a research project and exhibition.