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The Inflation Gauge recorded higher prices for January, in addition to a rise in the cost of living.
Our latest TTPN survey examines how Australians are dealing with rising energy prices and the interventions they want from the government to address energy poverty.
New research from the Melbourne Institute, University of Melbourne, shows youth in Australia find it harder to transition from high school to employment when compared to youth in many other countries.
Our latest TTPN survey examines how rates of giving, volunteering and lending a helping hand have changed in Australia as we’ve moved back to pre-pandemic levels of activities and socialising.