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  1. 20 November 2020 - Inside Business

    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

  2. 20 November 2020 - Inside Business

    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.

  3. 26 October 2020 - Inside Business

    Poverty in childhood leads to poverty in adulthood

    New University of Melbourne research finds Australian children from poor homes are over three times more likely to suffer adult poverty – and more must be done.

  4. 23 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Poverty is trapping women in abusive relationships

    Australia’s JobSeeker and JobKeeper payments are in effect crucial strategies for preventing domestic and family violence, says University of Melbourne expert.

  5. 23 June 2020 - Inside Business

    Finding new ways to track COVID-19 exposure

    A method for calculating exposure risk to COVID-19 in lieu of testing has been developed for low and middle-income countries by University of Melbourne experts

  6. 26 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    COVID-19 can reframe health politics

    A University of Melbourne expert says COVID-19 highlights our capacity to improve health outcomes and exposes our acceptance of suffering for ‘affordability'.

  7. Podcast5 February 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The life you can save

    The University of Melbourne's Professor Peter Singer discusses why we should be doing much more to improve the lives of people living in extreme poverty.

  8. 30 July 2019 - Inside Business

    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

  9. 4 March 2019 - Public Affairs

    The promise of a Minimum Income Guarantee in the Indian elections

    A University of Melbourne experts says that as Indians prepare to vote, a pre-election promise could bring wage equality to the tens of millions of India’s poor

  10. 5 October 2018 - Under the Microscope

    No room for saviours in global health

    Matt Reeve from the University of Melbourne's Nossal Institute grew up in Pakistan, and has worked on public health programs in Asia and Africa.