Balancing work and family life during the COVID-19 pandemic: who fared better and worse?
People with care responsibilities for other family members, such as ageing relatives, relatives with a disability or chronic illness, or grandchildren, have been much less studied during the recent pandemic. This report aims to fill this gap in research by exploring the circumstances of mature...
An employer lens on COVID-19: adapting to change in Australian workplaces
This report provides a detailed analysis of how Australian employers have experienced and adapted to COVID-19. Between May to October 2020, the research team interviewed 32 leaders, managers and officers at 28 organisations across Australia. Many surveys on COVID-19 in 2020 focused on worker preferences...
One in 10 Aussie kids care for someone with a disability or drug dependence – they need help at school
While current policies may be making a positive difference for some carers, the results in a recent study show there are more young carers than support services available for them.
Stories of aftercare services and support needs after leaving care: a snapshot from the Stories of Resourcing and Resourcefulness project
Drawing on biographical narrative interviews with 22 young people, this snapshot presents preliminary findings on young people’s experiences of accessing services after leaving out-of-home care in Australia.
The Temporary Sponsored Parent Visa, migrant grandparents and transnational family life
This policy brief examines the impacts of tightening family visa pathways for migrant grandparents and transnational family life.