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Australian wellbeing rebounded in the June quarter after falling to a survey low earlier in the year, with the latest NAB Wellbeing Index rising 2.6 points to 65.3 in Q2. The result is unchanged from the same period last year. The overall improvement in wellbeing was driven by higher levels of happiness, life worth and life satisfaction. This was however partly offset by higher anxiety.

NAB’s research also shows that young women (aged 18-29) report the lowest levels of wellbeing of any group. And while lack of time is the biggest detractor of wellbeing for Australians, it is particularly the case for young women.

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