The Tasmania Project Report 23 reported that attending arts and cultural events was extremely common prior to the pandemic: more than 80% of respondents to The Tasmania Project’s second general survey (TTP2) had attended art exhibitions/galleries, museums, cultural festivals, performing arts, and the cinema in the year prior to the pandemic. The arts, entertainment and […]
As the time for opening borders approaches, The Tasmania Project’s fifth general survey (TTP5) asked Tasmanian residents about their experiences of the second year of COVID-19, and their current attitudes to borders, restrictions and vaccination. We also track changing attitudes across the pandemic. Read the full report here.
The COVID-19 pandemic and associated public health restrictions temporarily disrupted food supply chains in Australia and changed the way people shopped for food, highlighting issues with the resilience of Tasmania’s food system. The Tasmania Project’s Food Survey was conducted in May 2020, shortly after Tasmania’s initial lockdown. Our results indicate multiple opportunities to increase resilience […]
The Fourth General Survey of The Tasmania Project (TTP4) asked a series of questions about residents’ connections to their home state. Why do they stay here or why did they move here? Which areas do they want to visit and why? And what impact has COVID-19 had on their travel behaviours and attitudes? Read the […]
Findings from the Fourth General Survey of The Tasmania Project (TTP4) show almost one half of all respondents do not always follow the physical distancing rules, which is the lowest level since the start of The Tasmania Project. This suggests people are far less likely (more than twice) to always follow the physical distancing rules […]
Findings from the Fourth General Survey of The Tasmania Project (TTP4) show that almost 9% of respondents are choosing not to be vaccinated, with another 10% saying they do not yet know if they will be vaccinated or not. More than 4 out of 5 respondents (n=1176) either have been vaccinated or intend to be vaccinated, […]
It has been nearly 12 months since our supermarket shelves have returned to normal and panic buying has become a thing of the past. Unfortunately, The Tasmania Project’s latest survey in May 2021 indicates that food insecurity continues to affect close to 1 in 5 Tasmanian respondents to the survey. Is this the new normal […]
This report includes data from The Tasmania Project Wellbeing Survey commissioned by the secretariat to the Premier’s Economic and Social Recovery Advisory Council (PESRAC) to support the Council formulate its final recommendations. These were released on 16 March 2021. It highlights key findings which show important differences in health and wellbeing, income and work, and […]
In a series of in-depth interviews with The Tasmania Project team, Tasmanians aged 30 and under have cited employment as a reason to leave Tasmania, and security during the pandemic as a reason to stay. Many are unsure if they will remain in Tasmania in the long-term. You can read the full report here.
What is important for young Tasmanians? What are they concerned about? What do they see as a ‘good life’? This report explores these questions by drawing on data collected by the Institute for Social Change to inform the Premier’s Economic and Social Recovery Advisory Council (full report available here) and as part of the Young People’s Voices […]