Claire Smith


Friday essay: voices from the bush – how lockdown affects remote Indigenous communities differently

This article explores what self-isolation, social distancing means for one of Australia’s most remote Aboriginal communities, and how these communities cope with viral vulnerability during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Barriers and Solutions to Achieving Food Security for New Zealand Families

Food insecurity is defined as: "limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods or limited ability to acquire acceptable foods in a socially acceptable way" (Anderson, 1990). Food insecurity is associated with poorer nutritional outcomes and in the 2002 New Zealand Children's Nutrition...