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Report

Mapping the potential: understanding persistent disadvantage to inform community change

This report is about potential more than it is about poverty, and about modelling as much as it is about measuring. By looking at how Australians may experience disadvantage, beyond the economic dimension, the researchers have been able to provide a much richer understanding of...
Report

COVID-19, employment stress and student vulnerability in Australia

This report examines the impact of employment stress on children’s learning, development, health and wellbeing. It provides an overview of international evidence, including research covering previous recessions.
Report

Poverty in Australia 2020 - part 2: who is affected?

This report provides the human face of poverty in Australia and explains who is most affected and at risk. Looked at through the varied aspects of life – our age, gender, family relationships, paid work and sources of income, disability and other characteristics - the...
Fact sheet

COVID-19 and the demographic distribution of health and economic risks

This fact sheet documents the demographic distribution of different health and economic risks across the Australian population, paying particular attention to older groups (aged 55+).
Position paper

Make social housing work

This document outlines a plan for the Victorian government to increase investment into social housing, to increase Victoria's proportion of social housing to the national average.
Working paper

Inflation variability across Australian households: implications for inequality and indexation policy

This paper considers the inflation experience of Australian households in different parts of the income distribution.
Evaluation

Impact of learning from home on educational outcomes for disadvantaged children

Teachers across Australia have had to transition into the online environment without a strong evidence base to inform their approach. This research suggests that the impact on student learning and outcomes for Australian children who are disadvantaged will depend in part on how well teachers...
Policy report

Leaving no-one behind: a national policy for health equity, housing and homelessness

In this policy paper, participants from a national health, homelessness and vulnerably housed roundtable call for the development of a national policy on health equity housing and homelessness.
Policy report

Hidden costs: an independent study into income management in Australia

This report summarises preliminary findings from a national independent study into the ongoing expansion of income management (IM) in Australia. The study was funded by the Australian Research Council over a three-year period from 2018-2020.
Working paper

Pathways of disadvantage: unpacking the intergenerational correlation in welfare

This research studies the pathways that link welfare receipt across generations in Australia.