Covid-19 Blog

Covid-19 Blog

Australia catches a third wave

Australia has periodically been mentioned in the world press as having done well in responding to COVID-19. Jennifer Lang and Karen Cutter explore the background behind the response to date, reasons for the success, until recently, in limiting the spread of the virus, and current challenges which have seen a marked deterioration in the situation, in a blog on the COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group.

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Helpful tips for being a healthier actuary

As actuaries, we know the impact good physical and mental health can have on morbidity and mortality rates. But how much attention do we give to our own body and mind health? Sometimes it is just little changes we can make that can lead to big impacts on how we feel and function.

Actuaries and wellbeing – are you really OK?

Whether you work in financial services, insurance, superannuation, wealth management, government or other sectors, actuaries play an important role in contributing to the wellbeing of others. Actuaries support the health and financial wellbeing of others through our professional contributions across a range of industries. But are we doing enough to look after our own wellbeing and the wellbeing of our teams?