COVID-19: Your thoughts, ideas and experiences

June 26th, 2020

In April 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic started having significant effects on our lives. To this end, CSIRO Local Voices developed a special Pulse theme to help us, Rio Tinto, government, and others know how the community is feeling, and to help these groups coordinate how best to support you and your community.  The key findings from this April 2020 survey are presented below:


The experiences and views of the community helped to shape the way Rio Tinto responded to and supported the local community during the COVID-19 pandemic. CSIRO Local Voices data is making a difference by informing the following response from Rio Tinto:


Understanding how experiences of the community are changes as the response to COVID-19 moves through different stages is vital. In response, CSIRO Local Voices remained focused on COVID-19 in the May 2020 survey, asking the community about the specific things that Rio Tinto is doing to support the community.

May 2020 survey results

Results from the May 2020 survey will be posted here soon – watch this space!

June 2020 pulse survey open now

This month, in June 2020, we’re looking at how Rio Tinto and others can turn their minds to COVID-19 recovery, now that Government restrictions are lifting. Local Voices continues to provide vital real-time data directly to Rio Tinto.

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