Many Tasmanians are taking the opportunity of having more time at home during the pandemic to do more household chores, particularly women. Others are spending more time on social media or other forms of entertainment, while others report enjoying spending time walking (often with their dog) and cooking for pleasure as well as caring for […]
Parents and caregivers of primary school students will be breathing sighs of relief as Tasmania transitions back to school-based learning, according to findings from The Tasmania Project. Please follow the link to read the full report.
The Tasmania Project has found that there a wide variety of activities and services that Tasmanians miss participating in. Often these activities have a social component, suggesting that loss of connection with community and loved ones is significant, alongside the loss of the activity itself. Please follow the link to read the full report.
Across Tasmania, people are remaining in their homes as per official recommendations to slow the spread of COVID19 – that is, remaining at home unless it is essential to go out. The Tasmania Project has found that Tasmanians report high levels of compliance with these social distancing measures, and generally do not think these measures […]
The Tasmania Project has found that some Tasmanians are needing to make adjustments to meet housing costs. Please follow the link to read the full report.
Respondents to The Tasmania Project’s first survey sourced food from a variety of outlets during the COVID-19 pandemic, but relied heavily on supermarkets for grocery shopping. Please follow the link to view the full report.
Many study participants are adapting well to the pandemic contact limitations by using communications technologies. Traditional forms of communication such as phone calls and texts are essential, but newer forms – particularly video-conferencing – are prominent. This use of technologies is underpinned by high levels of reliable Internet access and digital adaptability for many people. […]
The Tasmania Project has found that Tasmanian workers are generally adapting well to the new way of living (68.6%). However, while most (51.5%) are finding the new way of life easier the longer the pandemic lasts, more than a quarter (27.6%) are finding it more difficult. Nearly two thirds (65.3%) report enjoying a slower pace […]
The Tasmania Project has found that while Tasmanians are adapting well in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, they also hold considerable concerns relating to the health and well-being of themselves and their families and friends as well as the state of the global economy. Please follow the link to view the full report.
The Tasmania Project invited survey responses from Tasmanian residents aged 18 and over and conducted 50 in-depth interviews. Topics covered by the survey and interviews include: adjusting to COVID-19; sources of information; compliance with official responses; changes to food, housing and employment; and opinions re recovery and beyond. To access the full initial findings report, please […]