Youth, waiting and action during Covid-19
COVID-19 has left young people stuck waiting as economies stall, but they are using the time creatively and constructively says a University of Melbourne expert
People in share housing are struggling to cope in COVID-19
A new University of Melbourne survey finds that many people living in share housing in Victoria are facing a precarious future as a result of COVID-19.
JobSeeker and JobKeeper in post-COVID policies
A University of Melbourne expert says now is the time to look at fine-tuning the JobKeeper and JobSeeker programs to help people, and the economy, bounce back.
The young Australians hit hard during COVID-19
COVID-19 has left many young Australians unemployed; University of Melbourne's Youth Employment Study looks at the impact of the pandemic young people's work.
Will COVID-19 change what it means to be unemployed?
Unemployment due to COVID-19 means it's time to revisit the ‘dole bludger’ image, and support everyone seeking work, says a University of Melbourne expert.
The do’s and don’ts of bolstering your financial resilience
A University of Melbourne expert says there are some key steps all Australians can take to bolster their financial resilience as COVID-19 impacts on our economy
Australian homes on the line
As the government focuses on defending Australia’s economy, University of Melbourne research looks at how many people are now at risk of losing their homes.
Breaking the family chain of joblessness
New University of Melbourne research finds children of parents who are both jobless can experience long-term disadvantage, but good policy can break the cycle.
How Australians are faring
The annual the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey, or HILDA, gives us a snapshot of the economic and social wellbeing of Australians.
The grim cycle of homelessness and unemployment
Research by a University of Melbourne expert finds homelessness impairs people’s capacity to keep a job more than their ability to gain employment.