We are in a tough spot.
You might have been one of the lucky few to receive a full package, but what if you were just one of many who had been unable to get a parcel?
Now, ABC News has released the results of a survey asking Australians if they would prefer to receive one of three packages: a package that contains just the essentials for you, a package containing only what you need, or a package for everyone.
Some Australians said they would rather receive both, but others said they were not sure.
What’s the difference?
Read more In a nutshell, we are asking Australians to choose between two options: a full, complete package that includes everything you need for a week and everything you have to spend, or an even larger package, which includes everything, but only what is absolutely essential.
The question, “Do you prefer to have a package delivered to you in a single, single-box or in a group of boxes?” has been asked by a panel of Australian journalists since January 2018, when the ABS asked a similar question to the one that ABC News is asking today.
As it turns out, Australians who have had a package to go are far more likely to be satisfied with the outcome than those who have not.
The ABS survey found that 55 per cent of Australians said that they would like to receive their next shipment, while 45 per cent would like a package with the essentials and 40 per cent want a package filled with everything.
What does this mean for you?
There are some benefits to receiving a package: a box full of everything, and not just the basic necessities.
It’s easy to see why a package is so important: for many Australians, it means they don’t have to travel to places they don