Report: The Community Lockdown in Victoria

Implications for Health during the second COVID-19 lockdown.

This report describes the implications for health during the second COVID-19 lockdown. Victoria experienced one of the longest and strictest lockdowns in the world. This report looks at how this affected Victorians compared to the rest of Australia. 

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Publications

The Impact of Work Loss on Mental and Physical Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Baseline Findings from a Prospective Cohort Study

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Sociodemographic indicators of COVID‐19 testing amongst working‐age Australians

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Short Report
Working from Home

This brief report details workers' experiences of working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Returning to the workplace

How are Australian workers feeling about returning to the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic?

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Mental Health

How are Australians managing their mental health during the pandemic?

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Study Progress Summary report

This reports describes some initial findings from the first survey.

2,603 people completed the first survey, of which 2,152 (83%) consented to follow-up surveys. The first survey period closed in late June 2020 and the 1-month follow-up survey closed in late July 2020.

Four groups have been defined based on their degree of work loss during COVID-19 (see below). All participants were working prior to the pandemic.

LOST JOB

STOOD DOWN

WORKING LESS

UNAFFECTED

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Unemployed,

not working any hours

N=541

20.8%

Employed,

not working any hours

N=613

23.5%

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Employed,

working fewer hours than before pandemic

N=660

25.4%

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Employed,

working same/more hours than before pandemic

N=789

30.3%