The words ‘unprecedented’, ‘volatile’ and ‘uncertain’ are now entrenched in the language we use to describe the start of 2020. The impacts of COVID-19 are being felt in everyday life – from how we shop to how we work, engage in community, learn, educate, contribute and lead – marking a significant societal shift, the impacts of which will be felt even after the virus is kept under control. Continue reading “Insights for Leaders During the COVID-19 Crisis”
At the start of the year, no one could have predicted how one virus that started in the Chinese city of Wuhan, a place most people would have never heard of until this year, would affect the lives of almost everyone in the world. Continue reading “COVID-19 Leads to Panic Buying Contagion”
The charities and not-for-profit (NFP) sector are core to Australian communities with the oldest charities in Australia dating back more than 200 years. Continue reading “How the Charities and NFP Sector Is Changing; From Mass Marketing to Personalisation”
By: Clare Bruce
Churches across Australia are gearing up to meet, pray and worship in homes or stream their Sunday services online, to comply with the new Coronavirus-related social distancing rules — including a limit of 100 people at indoor gatherings . Continue reading “Church Online and Gatherings at Home: Adapting to the Coronavirus Pandemic”
By: Akos Balogh
The Coronavirus has intruded into our lives. While only a few weeks ago we were breathing a sigh of relief at the deluge of water that ended the worst fire season in living memory, we’re now facing the worst health crisis in decades. Continue reading “Dear Australia, RE: The Coronavirus”
Breaking into the housing market is a hot topic amongst today’s younger generations with many bemoaning the skyrocketing house prices, rising cost of living and low wage growth. So is Generation Y better or worse off than their parents’ generation? Continue reading “Millennials and the Quest for the Great Australian Dream”
As we settle into the 2020’s, it’s the perfect time to reflect not only on last year, but on life so far. Based on the latest survey we conducted, there’s some valuable advice to keep in mind and equip you, as we enter this new decade of massive change.
Continue reading “Aussies’ Biggest Regrets Are That They Didn’t Do More with the Time They Had”
Social anxieties are not just the domain of young people. Social challenges and their accompanying acronyms affect each lifestage and generation differently.
Continue reading “From FOMO to JOMO Now It’s VIDMO”
Christmas is the season of spending time with family and gifting presents to loved ones. It can be difficult to know what to buy, and in our latest research we explore the types of gifts Aussies are most hoping for this year … and the worst ones too!
Continue reading “What Aussies are most hoping for Christmas this year”
The first Tuesday after the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales is known as Giving Tuesday. In contrast to these mega sales events which encourage rapid consumerism, Giving Tuesday promotes an international day of charitable giving at the beginning of the Christmas and holiday season.
Continue reading “Donating to Charity Replacing Traditional Gift Giving this Christmas”