The Tasmania Project Housing Survey has found that most Tasmanians have not experienced a change in their living arrangements and housing circumstances. While the majority of respondents had not experienced changes in living arrangements, those that had were more likely to have had someone move in with them or move in with family or friends. […]
The July 2020 Tasmanian Demographic Analysis SnapShot provides an overview of Australian demographic statistics for the year ending December 2019, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) in June 2020, from the perspective of the state of Tasmania. Prepared by Jacqueline De Vries, Data Analyst, University of Tasmania To read the full report please […]
The Tasmania Project’s second general survey asked respondents to identify the sources on which they most relied for COVID-19 information. They were provided with a list of 20 potential sources, plus the option of ‘other, please specify’. Respondents were asked to select up to five options. To view the full report please follow the link.
Respondents from The Tasmania Project who identified as having a disability were more likely to be more concerned about being infected with COVID-19, the health impacts of the pandemic and were less satisfied than the general population with most aspects of their lives, particularly their health and financial situation. To view the full report please […]
The Tasmania Project’s second general survey asked a series of questions about tourism, COVID-19 policy responses, and their impacts. We wanted to know how Tasmanian residents regard the industry and its contribution to life in Tasmania. When should Tasmania reopen, and what changes in behaviour are expected? Tourism workers, particularly casual workers, have been hit […]
The Tasmania Project’s second general survey asked respondents to indicate agreement with 8 statements designed to assess their level of access, skill, and confidence in using the Internet. They also responded to 4 statements which focused on assessing the effects of the pandemic and social restrictions requiring much more time at home. We want to […]
The Tasmania Project’s second general survey asked respondents to rate 13 common Internet-based activities for their importance in maintaining people’s wellbeing during the time of the pandemic. We wanted to know how Tasmanian residents used the Internet, focusing on the purpose of their activity rather than the platforms or applications used. These findings show that […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated many emerging trends like online shopping, working from home, and distance education. The Tasmania Project Food Survey asked 1,170 Tasmanians about the food that they consume. Data suggests people are wasting less food and are sourcing more locally, to reduce ‘food miles’. These findings imply greater awareness of the need […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the vulnerability of our food systems and the potential consequences that a lack of access to fresh, quality, and organic food has on people’s health and wellbeing. Results from The Tasmania Project are combined with a recent survey on farmers’ markets to reflect on the increased importance Tasmanians’ attribute to […]
The Tasmania Project’s second general survey asked a series of questions devoted to creative and cultural practices, engagement and activities. We wanted to know how Tasmanian residents value and engage with the arts, culture and creativity, both in terms of joining events and being creative themselves. To view the full report please follow the link.