Of the 3.5 million people1 who accessed superannuation through the Federal Government's early release program last year, most reported using the money as the scheme had intended – to assist their family with the financial impacts of COVID – according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS).
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Among teens who had ever drunk alcohol, those with permission to drink at home were significantly more likely to have drunk in the past month (77%, compared to 63%) and in the past week (49%, compared to 34%).
New research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies shows one in five Australian women changed their plans of having children because of COVID-19, and one in seven women indicated that COVID-19 likely impacted on when they would have children, with the majority of this cohort (92%) choosing to delay having children.
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