The pandemic has driven Australian workers and their employers to embrace the option of working remotely. And that has opened people's eyes to the possibilities of living in regional Australia.
Dogs process the sensory world very differently than humans, but love in a way that is entirely familiar.
Coronavirus has changed population projections and behaviours across society. With fewer commuters we need to shift transport planning based on a hub-and-spoke network to focus on more local travel.
If you can work from home you're less likely to take a sick day, and that could be a problem.
For as long as there has been remote working, companies have sought ways to replicate the serendipitous conversations we have in a physical work space.
Most people who worked at home during lockdown want to continue doing so in some respect according to one recent survey.
Fewer weekly commutes means many will be willing to commute further. The effects on urban growth of working from home pose serious challenges.
Employers have long feared that working from home makes employees less productive. An analysis of 3 million workers in 16 cities during lockdowns suggests the opposite.
Not everyone has a job they can do from home. Mapping the patterns of occupations across Melbourne's suburbs against COVID-19 cases strongly suggests why some parts of the city are more vulnerable.
If more people work from home and shop online, many commercial buildings won't be needed any longer. What will be needed is affordable housing, and these buildings can be converted to meet this need.
The idea of work-life balance caught on the 1980s. The COVD-19 pandemic shows we need to replace it with a more integrated approach.
Everyone wants less time commuting, better email etiquette and new places to work from.
Lots of research shows why video calls are mentally and emotionally taxing.
Our working lives provide us with something more important than a pay cheque.
The worst effects of social distancing will undoubtedly be felt by the young, the poor and the socially disadvantaged.
Beware the #WorkFromHome selfie.
How does a family of five with different priorities and attention spans get work done and still have fun in the same small space?
COVID-19 has forced many of us to do the daily shift from home. An anthropologist who observed a group of remote workers raises some concerns and shares some tips.
Remote working is about to surge as companies around the world advise employees to stay away in response to the coronavirus outbreak. But nothing beats the effectiveness of face-to-face interactions.
More workplaces are allowing employees to telecommute, but there are still barriers to more flexible arrangements.