Australian Bureau of Statistics

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Women majority of newly homeless, as ABS census data shows problem getting worse
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people severely overrepresented among the 122,400 people recorded as homeless

Stephanie Convery, Inequality reporter

22, Mar, 2023 @4:11 AM

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Australia’s annual inflation eases to 7.4% in January following record run of interest rate hikes
Lower than expected inflation rate suggests worst of the price increases may be over

Peter Hannam

01, Mar, 2023 @2:01 AM

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Australia’s unemployment rate remains at 3.4% in November as 64,000 new jobs added
National jobless rate remains at near 50-year low as rebounding economy faces labor shortages from lack of migration

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

15, Dec, 2022 @12:59 AM

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Australia’s GDP grew 0.6% in September quarter and 5.9% annually as economy recovered from Covid lockdowns
GDP figures show rapid economic growth across the year as Covid lockdowns were lifted, but quarterly increase came in slightly below expectations

Peter Hannam

07, Dec, 2022 @12:48 AM

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Australian census data confirms everything millennials suspected about boomers and the lottery of life
The Spice Girls generation may be better educated, but it hasn’t helped them gain economic security

Amy Remeikis

20, Oct, 2022 @8:06 AM

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Census website struck by a billion attempted cyber-attacks, Australian Bureau of Statistics reveals
Revelation that ABS fended off attacks in 2021 comes as Australia reels from ransomware attacks on Medibank and Optus

Amy Remeikis

20, Oct, 2022 @1:42 AM

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Family life has evolved markedly in Australia in the past 50 years, but income equality for women is a long way off | Greg Jericho
While 71% of couples with dependants both work, economic dependence remains a major issue for women

Greg Jericho

19, Oct, 2022 @10:00 PM

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Alcohol-induced deaths in Australia at their highest in 10 years
Health experts point to late-stage liver disease, neurodegenerative diseases and heart failure as conditions that can be caused by long-term drinking

Melissa Davey Medical editor

19, Oct, 2022 @8:51 PM

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Economists predict slowdown for Australian economy as interest rates continue to rise
Soaring commodity exports and positive agricultural forecast expected to be balanced by Reserve Bank’s moves to counter inflation

Peter Hannam

06, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Australians abandon buying first home as loan costs outweigh property price drops
Reserve Bank is expected to again lift the cash rate, extending the most rapid spate of rises since 1994

Peter Hannam and Cait Kelly

01, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Australia’s inflation rate reaches 6.1% – the fastest annual increase in 21 years
Australians are paying more for food and fuel, according to data released on Wednesday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics

Peter Hannam

27, Jul, 2022 @2:01 AM

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Almost half of young women in Australia report mental health disorder, study finds
Deputy chief medical officer for mental health says level of distress in young people, happening worldwide, predates Covid

Tory Shepherd

22, Jul, 2022 @1:30 AM

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