The impacts of COVID-19 are rapidly evolving and affecting the world in unprecedented and confronting ways.
BCEC is committed to providing the analysis and expert commentary needed to understand how COVID-19 is impacting the Australian labour market and economy. We will be adding updates regularly to this category, including new interactive data, analysis and insights.
Work and Mental Health – Implications of COVID-19
There is significant concern about rising mental distress as a result of the pandemic and its economic consequences; with rates of anxiety, loneliness and stress increasing. Increased stress and anxiety may have been driven primarily by isolation and health concerns... Read article
Working from Home in the COVID-19 Lockdown
Working from Home in the COVID-19 Lockdown Working from home is suddenly the new normal as many organisations and workers try to keep operating under the social distancing restrictions needed to stamp out the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Working... Read article
Potential Job Losses in the COVID-19 Pandemic
The necessary government response to COVID-19 saw tens of thousands of Australians out of a job and lines stretching down the footpaths of Centrelink offices across the nation. Workers immediately impacted by new trading regulations are those employed primarily in... Read article