Return to the family safety net? Economic security as Life Chances participants turn 30
The findings in this report signal directions for policy development that will alleviate economic disadvantage and contribute to a fairer future for the Life Chances participants and their families, and all Australians.
Losing traction: lessons in financial wellbeing from the COVID crisis
As Australia reopens, it is easy to feel that the worst of the COVID-19 crisis is over. However, this analysis suggests recovery for many will be slow, with ongoing struggles making ends meet.
A brief reprieve? Financial wellbeing after the 2020 COVID-19 lockdowns
This third paper in the 'Financial Lives in Uncertain Times' series explores trends in financial wellbeing during the fleeting period of recovery between the pandemic-related lockdowns of 2020 and 2021.
Shocks and safety nets? Financial wellbeing during COVID-19
This paper explores the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis and resulting policy responses on financial wellbeing.
The utility of new data in understanding housing insecurity
This study investigated the potential of using the Department of Social Services DOMINO (Data Over Multiple Individual Occurrences) dataset as a fine-grained, within-year data resource for housing research, and in particular explores the capacity of the DOMINO dataset to yield new insights into patterns of...