This report summarises evidence on the prevalence of sleep problems and their relationship with chronic health conditions.
This report examines the health equity implications of the 156 policy measures that were introduced by the Australian federal and state/territory governments in response to the pandemic during the period 12 March to 16 June 2020.
This report assesses the health equity implications of federal, state and territory government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic across housing, employment and income support.
A human rights and Te Tiriti o Waitangi approach to Aotearoa New Zealand’s proposed COVID-19 Protection Framework
This document assesses the New Zealand Government's response to COVID-19 from a human rights perspective.
The role of Australian local governments in creating a healthy, sustainable and equitable food system
Despite much work on creating healthy food systems, local governments in New South Wales and Victoria struggle to prevent the sale and marketing of unhealthy food and drinks. This report details the issues and offers suggestions for improvement.
Joint position paper: The Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (Pandemic Management) Bill 2021 (Vic)
This position paper argues that in order to create fit-for-purpose permanent pandemic legislation in Victoria, a suite of interconnected and mutually-reinforcing amendments are required.
The aim of this paper is to provide an update on attitudes of the general public to data privacy during the COVID-19 period, as well as the factors associated with the use of QR codes and other government apps/web-sites for contact tracing purposes.
Governments and societies continue to face the unforeseen and unprecedented challenges of responding to and recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. In this report, the authors—renowned experts on governance at all levels—step back to understand how governments have operated in developing strategies and programs to address...
In this report, the IPA's Morgan Begg argues that the Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (Pandemic Management) Bill 2021, introduced by the Andrews Government into the Victorian Legislative Assembly on 26 October, is a demand for power that is unprecedented in Australia’s peacetime history.
Australia implemented international border restrictions early in the course of the pandemic in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This review examines quarantine systems and processes in all States and Territories, except Victoria.