Liam is Director and co-founder of BehaviourWorks Australia (BWA), and one of Australia’s leading authorities on behaviour change. He's committed to using behavioural science to tackle public policy issues for the benefit of individuals and society at large and, since establishing BWA in 2011, has overseen significant growth in the enterprise. Liam has also led the development of a research methodology that's used to inform, develop and design behaviour change interventions, and improve their efficacy.
Liam Smith's Articles
More than money
Retirement confidence can't be easily captured by a single indicator, with social, health and wellbeing, and planning also key pillars.
Stage four: Doing the right thing
What will help people stick to the rules is clear communication from authorities about the restrictions, and consistent messaging.
Episode 22: Power Trip
Could climate change make homes uninsurable? Have we missed our window on energy policy? Dr Susan Carland finds out, on the latest episode of the What Happens Next? podcast.
What's worrying us
An COVID-19-induced economic recession, the health system and a more selfish society are the things many Australian are worried about – not getting sick, according to a survey.
Sometimes when you say 'don't', people do
Politicians talking to the public about the coronavirus and their behaviour as if they were misbehaving children may be doing more harm than good.
Fair go? Not so
A new survey of 6000 Australians reveals that more than a quarter of respondents experience some form of discrimination at least weekly.