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 […]
In November 2020, the Institute for Social Change (ISC) was commissioned by the secretariat to the Premier’s Economic and Social Recovery Advisory Council (PESRAC) to carry out research to help inform COVID-19 recovery strategies. The research comprised an online survey and a series of in-depth interviews and was organised around the idea of ‘What makes a good […]
A new survey from The Tasmania Project is asking young Tasmanians aged from nine to seventeen years and their parents to have a say in Tasmania’s future and recovery from COVID-19. The research will assist in informing the State Government’s response to the pandemic, through the Premier’s Economic and Social Recovery Advisory Council. The survey is […]
In September/October, The Tasmania Project conducted a targeted survey, exploring Tasmanian attitudes towards border restrictions and COVID-safe measures, and attitudes to and experiences of seasonal farm work in Tasmania. To view the full report please follow the link.
In September/October, The Tasmania Project conducted a targeted survey exploring Tasmanian attitudes towards border restrictions and COVID-safe measures. To view the full report please follow the link.
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 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.