COVID-19

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease
Coronavirus disease 2019
Novel coronavirus pneumonia
NARROWER TERMS
Report

Enhancing public sector policy capability for a COVID world

This paper is a contribution to a program of work – involving similar discussions among a wide cross-section of participants from multiple industry sectors – on national resilience in light of COVID-19. It is one of the products of the National Resilience Project being co-led...
Report

Shot of hope: Australia’s role in vaccinating the world against COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic will not end for anyone, until it ends for everyone. Through seven key recommendations, this report makes the case for an ambitious, expansive and intelligent investment to vaccinate the world.
Report

Safer arrivals and the path to 2022

In this report, the authors make recommendations to enhance safety during the current outbreak, reduce the costs of new outbreaks that emerge, and enable New Zealand to open as much as is possible, as safely as is possible.
Guide

Blueprint model of care to support vaccine hubs for people experiencing homelessness

The purpose of this document is to offer guidance to other agencies in the development and delivery of vaccine hubs for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness. The model of care described here is also relevant to vaccination efforts targeting other hard to reach...
Report

Intimate partner violence during the COVID-19 pandemic: a survey of women in Australia

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised significant concerns for the safety of women in the context of a coalescence of risk factors and stressors for intimate partner violence (IPV). The aim of this research was to better understand women’s experiences of IPV since the beginning of...
Discussion paper

Government’s forced rollout of facial recognition for home quarantine needs strict limits and protections

This paper argues that as state governments begin trialling home quarantine programs, they need to take active steps to ensure they are not crossing a new frontier in the surveillance of citizens by using facial recognition technology.
Briefing paper

Youth mental health and COVID-19: 2021 Policy Lab briefing note

This paper summaries the discussions that emerged from a conference exploring the impacts of COVID-19 and related responses on the mental health of young people in disadvantaged, marginalised and vulnerable groups in the United Kingdom.
Briefing paper

Improving mask use to reduce COVID-19 transmission

The document presents the most up-to-date research on medical masks, cloth masks and N95 respirator masks, and suggests that New Zealand needs improved mask-wearing guidelines to best protect ourselves against highly transmissible variants of the virus that causes COVID-19.
Policy report

COVID-19 and Australia's mental health: an overview of academic literature, policy documents, lived experience accounts and community reports

This report ties together multiple streams of knowledge to present an overview of the mental health impacts of COVID-19 and resultant policy measures.
Policy report

COVID-19 and Australia's mental health: preventing pandemic distress through economic supports

This policy paper outlines how economic insecurity, unemployment, or concern about becoming unemployed, are key drivers of mental distress for all Australians.