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By David Bryant, Emily Porter, Ismo Rama and Damian Sullivan 2022

Understanding which households experience energy stress is important for policy development in the context of rising energy prices and the move to decarbonise the economy.

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By Ursula Harrison and Dina Bowman 2022

Stage 12 of the longitudinal Life Chances study observes a noticeable trend of needing to rely on family resources.

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By Andrew Thies, Deborah Warr, Shelley Mallett and Diane Brown 2021

What needs to be done to reform policies and practices that aim to increase the participation of people with disability in employment?

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