What is Real Wellbeing?

Tracking Australians’ wellbeing

The Australian Unity Wellbeing Index is one of the most enduring and credible studies of wellbeing in Australia.

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What is Real Wellbeing?

Wellbeing and why it matters

For 20 years, the Australian Unity Wellbeing Index, developed with Deakin University, has measured and explored our wellbeing as individuals, a community and a nation.

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What is Real Wellbeing?

State of wellbeing

Australians are a parochial bunch, but research shows the state you live in has little impact on your wellbeing—but your electorate could make all the difference.

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What is Real Wellbeing?

Volunteering: the heart of wellbeing

When it comes to the simple act of volunteering, the more we give, the happier we feel. 

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What is Real Wellbeing?

Does the government affect our wellbeing?

Research suggests that our satisfaction with government is highly dependent on how the ruling party of the day chooses to respond to prevailing issues.

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What is Real Wellbeing?

Kevin’s story: the value of relationships

As he's gotten older, Kevin has discovered his personal wellbeing is affected by more than just his individual needs.

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What is Real Wellbeing?

Luke’s story: the power of parenthood

For Luke Benedictus, the many ups and downs of fatherhood have had a profound effect on his personal wellbeing.

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What is Real Wellbeing?

Peter’s story: looking back on a life well-lived

For Peter, as he enjoys his retirement years, appreciating what his life has provided is what keeps him happy.

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