4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, March Quarter 2012  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/04/2012   
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Life on 'Struggle Street': Australians in low economic resource households
This article looks at the characteristics of people in households with both relatively low income and relatively low wealth.
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Duration: 10:09 min, filesize: 4.5MB,
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Life after Homelessness
This article presents a comparison of people who have been homeless in the last 10 years with those who have never been homeless.

Love Me Do
This article examines the trends in marriage, de facto relationships and divorce over the last twenty years.
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Duration: 8:34 min, filesize: 3.5MB,
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Disability and Work
This article looks at the characteristics of working-age people with disability and their involvement in the labour force.
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Duration: 7:15 min, filesize: 3.0MB,
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Australian Social Trends includes national and state summary indicator sets across several broad areas of social concern. Two of nine indicator sets were released in September. You can download all the Excel spreadsheets below.
December 2011
Family and community
Economic resources
June 2011
Education and training
Other areas of social concern
September 2011
International comparisons