Households--Economic aspects

7 April 2017

This study investigated the most appropriate and beneficial shared home ownership models for people with disability.

23 March 2017

This report warns that failure to address the ongoing deterioration in housing affordability will condemn future generations to poorer living standards and higher taxes as aged pension costs...

Audio program
16 February 2017

Social researchers say the trend to part-time work is placing a heavy financial burden on families, and is also seeing the nation undergo a significant social change.

13 February 2017

This research note summarises the methods and results of an analysis of household energy costs for Australia. Energy costs have increased sharply in recent years placing an increasing burden on...

5 February 2017

Provides in-depth insights into the financial psychology of Australians based on a survey of 1,500 households.

23 January 2017

This article discusses a recent international project on how family housing property wealth is reshaping welfare regimes, and what Australia can learn from this research. 

Blog post
11 January 2017

The latest Digital Finance Analytics Household Finance Confidence Index, to end December 2016 has been released.

16 December 2016

This inquiry was established to assess issues related to home ownership in Australia, and potential policy responses by government.

7 December 2016

This report explores changes to electricity and gas prices across Australia from July 2009 to July 2016, in order to assess the key drivers for price change in each jurisdiction.

24 October 2016

This report reinforces how domestic violence contributes to alarming levels of financial stress among Australian women.