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Dina Bowman

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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...
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All in it together? Financial wellbeing before COVID-19

This report shows that financial wellbeing in Australia improved in the two years before the COVID-19 crisis, but not all groups experienced the same improvements.