Hangovers and hard landings: financial wellbeing and the impact of the COVID-19 and inflationary crises, August 2023

This paper uses data from the August 2023 ANUpoll, as well as previous waves of data collection, to analyse financial wellbeing in Australia, and how it has changed since prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Public support for Randomised Controlled Trials and nudge interventions in Australian social policy

An emerging view in public policy is that there should be greater use of evaluations and randomised controlled trials (also known as RCTs). This paper provides the first large-scale survey evidence on knowledge and support for RCTs in a high-income country, and how this support...

Attitudes towards education in Australia

The aim of this paper is to consider the views and attitudes towards education in Australia, how these attitudes vary across the population, and how they have changed over time.

Views of Australians towards science and AI

This paper uses data collected as part of the ANUpoll series of surveys, and describes Australians’ interests in science; their knowledge about science; support for and concerns about science; and their views on scientists and science policy.

Gambling participation and risk after COVID-19: analysis of a population representative longitudinal panel of Australians

This study investigates the impact of COVID-19 on gambling participation and risky gambling before, during and after the pandemic-related social restrictions. The main findings show a reduction in overall gambling levels during the pandemic, with a slight increase of gambling levels by January 2023.