August 19, 2019

The latest research conducted by The Curious Co reveals that Australians spend A$19.8 billion buying gifts each year and are joyfully generous: 85% of people get more joy giving gifts to others than receiving gifts themselves.

The research, conducted for The Financial P...

May 20, 2019

We live in an experience society. No longer striving to meet our basic needs, we have become preoccupied with consumption in the form of experiences over goods or services. Four in five millennials would rather spend money on an experience than buy something.  

Eve...

November 5, 2018

We live in platform-based world where content can virtually be created by every individual who can access the internet. With 4 billion online voices and counting, who can we trust? The issue of trust and transparency in the news cycle is front of mind for many of us.

Th...

August 21, 2018

Children belonging to Generation Z (born 1995 to 2009) and Generation Alpha (those born since 2010) are citizens of a new world where currency is often invisible: tap and go payments, same day online ordering and delivery, in-game app purchases, electronic bank transfe...

August 13, 2018

Australia's population continues to increase, far ahead of schedule. In the late 1990s, even the highest growing predictions estimated our migrant population growth to accrue to perhaps 70,000 or 80,000 per year. Today, overseas migration accounts for 62% of our popula...

April 6, 2018

Financial stress, casualisation of the workforce, and digital disruption impacting how we spend our time

had a chat this afternoon with Nova’s FiveAA host, Alan Hickey, on how Australian workers spend their lunch breaks. A recent study by Quickbooks shows that 23% of...

November 22, 2017

What do Gen Z aspire to be when they grow up? I was recently asked to unpack the latest findings from the Australian Institute on Family Studies on ABC The Drum. 

Gender-based career preferences

The AIFS identified there are significant gender differences among Gen...

June 27, 2017

The Census results, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today, reveal a picture of a changing Australia. Our nation is larger, older, more culturally diverse and less religious than at any other time in history.

A nation of 24.6 million and growth of 8.8% si...

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