How does government respond to crises?
Australia has recently experienced the bushfire crisis, is currently addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, and faces even larger and longer-term challenges including climate change.
Governing During Crises showcases our work on governance and regulation in response to the broad range of crises affecting Australia, through targeted activities and by connecting relevant activities under our existing themes (Regulation and Design, led by Director John Howe, and Renewing Democracy, led by Deputy Director Tom Gerald Daly).
This Policy Brief series, launched in June 2020, addresses key questions concerning governing during crises, with a strong focus on the COVID-19 pandemic.
Disruptive Ideas seminars
Selected seminars from the 'Disruptive Ideas' seminar series that focus on the challenges of crisis governance.
The COVID-DEM info-hub is a global project that curates and publishes analysis on how COVID-19 is impacting on democratic rule worldwide. The project aims to assist democracy analysts around the globe to track, compile and share information.
The School of Government participates in extensive public-facing engagement work that relates to the issue of governing during crises.
Expert analysis from academics and fellows of the School of Government and our wider network, including videos, interviews, articles and opinion pieces.