The Pet Project, an initiative of the School of Creative Arts and Media and supported by The Tasmania Project, concentrates on connecting different members of communities across Tasmania through participatory arts workshops focused on creatively representing the relationships we develop with our pets. The aim of the project is to provide a platform for the exchange of […]
The October 2020 Tasmanian Demographic Analysis SnapShot provides an overview of Australian demographic statistics for the year ending March 2020, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) in September 2020, from the perspective of the state of Tasmania. This issue has been supplemented with monthly ABS visitor arrival data applying to the March 2020 […]
The Tasmania Project has published 39 reports, spanning a range of topics from compliance and restrictions, to food access and supply, wellbeing, housing, and work. The reports also explore the experiences of particular groups within the community including individuals with a disability and older people. A document containing all 39 reports can be accessed here.
In our third general survey (TTP3), The Tasmania Project continued to explore Tasmanians’ experiences with and attitudes to COVID-19 restrictions and measures, activities and behaviours, wellbeing and concerns, food access and supply, housing, work and employment, and financial wellbeing. With border restrictions firmly in place, we also took the opportunity to hear the thoughts of […]
Findings from The Tasmania Project show that, in general, Tasmanians are supportive of the restrictions that have been put in place in response to the pandemic and are continuing to comply with these measures. To view the full report please follow the link.
Even as the supermarket shelves return to normal and panic buying becomes a thing of the past, rates of food insecurity reported by Tasmanians have not greatly improved since earlier in the pandemic. In our latest survey of 1,133 Tasmanians, we found an alarming number (close to 1 in 5) have run out of food […]
The Tasmania Project has found that retired Key findings Tasmanians are more likely to be home owners and be more financially secure than other Tasmanians. To view the full report please follow the link.
The September 2020 Tasmanian Demographic Analysis SnapShot provides an overview of estimated resident population (ERP) regional population by age and sex in Tasmania as at 30 June 2019, based on analysis of data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) in August 2020. Prepared by Jacqueline De Vries, Data Analyst, University of Tasmania To […]
The Tasmania Project has found that while many are doing it tough during the pandemic, many Tasmanians have also been adopting or maintaining strategies, routines and conditions which have worked to support and protect feelings of coping and wellbeing at this time. To view the full report please follow the link.
In June and July 2020, The Tasmania Project conducted interviewed 50 Tasmanians about their general wellbeing, time spent at home and in public places amidst restrictions, and internet and technology use. The Tasmania Project has found that through the changes brought about by the pandemic, Tasmanians have embraced a sense of change. This has been […]