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...
Everyone counts: uncovering patterns of Newstart Allowance
This analysis of administrative social security data aimed to gain a clearer understanding of income volatility in Australia. The focus is on unemployed and underemployed Australians who received Newstart Allowance — a group of individuals highly exposed to the risks of financial insecurity.
Hard times: Australian households and financial insecurity
How do households with low and uncertain incomes cope with risk and strive to make ends meet?
Juggling risks: insurance in households struggling with financial insecurity
To understand why people on low incomes do or do not take out insurance we need to understand their overall financial circumstances and the multiple risks they face.
Understanding financial wellbeing in times of insecurity
This paper provides a basis for a broader understanding of the factors that shape financial wellbeing and the capacity of individuals to experience economic security.