Addictive Feedback Loops: Social Media & Gambling during a Pandemic

This blog is part of a series relating to the economic and social impacts of the COVID-19, novel coronavirus outbreak of 2020. As discussed previously, there are a myriad of factors associated with the coronavirus pandemic that negatively impact psychological wellness. While many aspects of this crisis have a clear and direct link to known … Continue reading Addictive Feedback Loops: Social Media & Gambling during a Pandemic

Australian Parents Welcome Free Child Care but COVID-19 Concerns Remain

Black text says 'FREE CHILD CARE? YES! CORONAVIRUS? NO

Australian families have mixed feelings on the new government child care package. While welcoming the new free service, many still feel doubt about the safety of sending their kids amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Virtual Support: $1.1b Funding to Address Domestic Violence & Mental Health Impacts of COVID-19

This blog is part of a series relating to the economic impacts of the COVID-19, novel coronavirus pandemic of 2020. The Federal Government has released a package of measures designed to support the continued provision of vital services to our most vulnerable while the country is in lockdown due to COVID-19. To this end, a … Continue reading Virtual Support: $1.1b Funding to Address Domestic Violence & Mental Health Impacts of COVID-19

Impacts of COVID-19 on Health Care Workers

This blog is part of a series relating to the economic impacts of the COVID-19, novel coronavirus pandemic of 2020. As coronavirus continues to spread across the world, nurses and doctors are on the front lines fighting against the pandemic. Many health care workers have fallen ill with COVID-19 and millions more are feeling the … Continue reading Impacts of COVID-19 on Health Care Workers

Economic Cost of CoVID-19 on Mental Health

This blog is part of a series relating to the economic impacts of the COVID-19, novel coronavirus outbreak of 2020. While the full effect of coronavirus on the economic and physical wellbeing of the global population is yet to be fully realised, many are bracing for another area of impact as the pandemic continues to … Continue reading Economic Cost of CoVID-19 on Mental Health