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By Julie Connolly and Shelley Mallett 2020

The most comprehensive study to date has investigated the impact of the Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY) on the Australian children and parents who take part.

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By Julie Connolly and Roxanne Chaitowitz 2020

By enlisting and supporting parents as tutors, the Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY) creates a transitional labour market that helps these parents develop their goals and improve their job opportunities.

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By Dina Bowman, Marcus Banks, Peter Whiteford, Ashton de Silva, Nandini Anantharama, Zsuzsanna Csereklyei and Shelley Mallett 2020

What insights about income support can be gained from daily, event-based data about recipients of Newstart Allowance from 2001 to 2016?

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