GCI Insights

Category: COVID-19

The Attitudes to Authority During COVID-19 Survey – Wave 2

By Kristina Murphy, Harley Williamson, Molly McCarthy & Elise Sargeant This technical report presents the… Read More

How Loss Prevention can Future Proof the Retail Sector

By Michael Townsley and Benjamin Hutchins This brief is based on the following paper: Townsley, M., & Hutchins, B. (2020). How Loss Prevention… Read More

The Attitudes to Authority During COVID-19 Survey

July 2020 By Kristina Murphy, Harley Williamson, Elise Sargeant & Molly McCarthy To cite this report: Kristina Murphy, Harley Williamson, Elise… Read More

Coronavirus spike: why getting people to follow restrictions is harder the second time around

By Kristina Murphy, Harley Williamson, Jennifer Boddy and Patrick O’Leary This article was first published on With residents in… Read More

Show me a man or a woman alone and I’ll show you a saint: Changes in the frequency of criminal incidents during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Tarah Hodgkinson and Martin Andresen This brief is based on the following paper: Hodgkinson, T., & Andresen, M.A. (2020). Read More

Feeling hopeless? There are things you can do to create and maintain hope in a post-coronavirus world

By Patrick O’Leary, Amy Young, Jennifer Boddy and Jianqiang… Read More

Will Eased COVID-19 Restrictions Mean More Complacency and Less Compliance?

By Kristina Murphy, Patrick O’Leary, Harley Williamson and Jennifer Boddy As COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease across Australia, some restraints on… Read More

Morals, duty or risk?: Examining predictors of compliance with COVID-19 social distancing restrictions

By Kristina Murphy, Harley Williamson, Elise Sargeant and Molly McCarthy This brief is based on the following article: Murphy, K., Wiliamson,… Read More

Can we really rely on people to isolate when they’re told to? Experts explain

By Patrick O’Leary, Amy Young, Donna McAuliffe and Jennifer Boddy This spotlight was first published on A country-wide shutdown… Read More

‘Cabin fever’: Australia must prepare for the social and psychological impacts of a coronavirus lockdown

By Jennifer Boddy, Amy Young and Patrick O’Leary This spotlight was first published on As the COVID-19 outbreak intensifies, we’re… Read More