In light of the recent COVID-19 pandemic gripping the globe, the social and economic ramifications will no doubt be significant now and into the future. Australia is fairing well on the international stage, WA in particular, with a range of restrictions being loosened over the coming weeks after a successful response to containing the outbreak. The normalising of China and its potential stimulus will drive healthy demand for commodities and support the local mining industry, with commercial offices likely to weather the impacts well, although will COVID-19 be a catalyst for change?