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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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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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20 years on: the events that shaped our lives

Looking back over two decades of events that affected our collective wellbeing, for better and for worse.

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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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Home truths: partners, kids and our wellbeing

Whether it’s your partner or your kids, our closest relationships play a defining role in our overall wellbeing.

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The “me” in wellbeing

Wellbeing starts from within and is a deeply personal construct that helps us shape how we feel about ourselves and our environment.

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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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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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