This report argues that once 80 per cent of the Australian population is vaccinated – and 95 per cent of the most vulnerable, including the over-70s – the nation can begin to ‘live with' COVID-19.
Protecting the health of Australians must remain the nation's number one priority. This paper argues that a smarter, consistent and more predictable approach to restrictions would help reduce the economic and social costs of managing the COVID-19 pandemic.
This survey report brings to life reflections on the experience of living through the COVID-19 pandemic between April and August 2020, through the voices and perspectives of young people in Australia aged between 15 and 19.
A weak and fragmented global response risks extending and worsening the COVID-19 pandemic. This report brings together recommendations from a series of roundtables and events attended by leading international scientists, former government ministers and senior officials from the UK civil service and leading international organisations.
In this paper, the authors investigate the relationship between the level of democracy and fiscal-policy response to the economic crisis induced by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Australia's vaccine roll-out has been poor. This report explores how enabling more community pharmacies to deliver the vaccine will help accelerate the program once more supply is received.
The COVID-19 pandemic has the potential to re-write politics and society. This paper suggests that current evidence points to a revival of the fortunes of the states and territories in the Australian federation that will continue long after the COVID-19 crisis abates.
If the COVID-19 crisis and social protection crisis response to date are to make a difference to progress towards inclusive, adaptive and sustainable social protection moving forward, harnessing the momentum around social protection and institutionalising learning to date are key. This paper aims to contribute...
This study provides insights into the challenges experienced by managers and workers in Victorian disability residential settings in the second wave of Victoria’s COVID-19 pandemic.
In May 2021, the Institute for Government and Wellcome Trust convened two private roundtables on medium- to long-term future scenarios for the COVID-19 pandemic. This document identifies the most important insights from these roundtables.