COVID-19

Alternate Term Label:
2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease
Coronavirus disease 2019
Novel coronavirus pneumonia
NARROWER TERMS
Report

Riding the digital wave: report on COVID-19 trends and forward work program

The report sets out the Council’s methodology for analysing digital connectivity and adoption across key sectors of the economy, and priorities for its initial program of work, including supporting economic recovery from the impact of COVID-19.
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Digital government during the coronavirus crisis

The coronavirus pandemic is the most significant crisis governments have faced in generations. Digital technology has helped the UK government to manage many of the issues, and has enabled a more effective response than would have been otherwise possible. This report assesses the factors that...
Report

The experience of Asian-Australians during the COVID-19 pandemic: discrimination and wellbeing

The aim of this paper is to document the changes in outcomes for Asian-Australians from January 2020 to October 2020, comparing the change in outcomes to the rest of the Australian population. In addition, the authors compare how attitudes of the total Australian population towards...
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The future is now: exploring the post-pandemic direction for Aotearoa New Zealand

We need to make collective decisions to improve the long-term prospects of all New Zealanders in a post-Covid world — but what are the most critical issues we will face, and how can we best address them? This report builds on previous papers from the...
Fact sheet

Fact Check Fact File: Could the government make a COVID-19 vaccine mandatory in Australia?

Enforcing mandatory vaccination is a complicated proposition intersecting public health, rights to bodily autonomy and medical ethics. RMIT ABC Fact Check takes a look at whether mandatory vaccination could be enforced in Australia.
Fact sheet

Fact Check Fact File: Victoria's state of emergency extension has received a lot of attention, but that could be due to parliamentary scrutiny

The use of emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic — allowing governments to restrict individual freedoms, suspend constitutional norms and bypass normal parliamentary scrutiny —prompted intense public debate across Australia. But how long can a state of emergency remain in place in jurisdictions around Australia?
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New Zealand's economic future: COVID-19 as a catalyst for innovation

There is broad consensus that, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, New Zealand should aim to protect its social cohesion and promote our economic, social, cultural and environmental well-being. But how can we achieve these goals? A new Koi Tū report, the seventh of The...
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Families in Australia Survey: life during COVID-19 - report no.6

This report explores people's responses to the financial impact of COVID-19 and their concerns about their current and future financial situations.
Case study

Social policy during the coronavirus recession: a fairytale with an unhappy ending?

This paper is about the social policy response to the coronavirus recession in Australia, during the period from the beginning of March to the end of October 2020.
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COVID-19 Hotel Quarantine Inquiry: interim report and recommendations

This interim report identifies issues that have emerged from the COVID-19 Hotel Quarantine Board of Inquiry to date, and makes recommendations for a quarantine program in Victoria, as the state begins to consider re-opening to international arrivals.