It’s not the first time we’ve seen Aussies reaching for a supple of dank memes to get through lockdown. In 2020, when concerns were at their peak, Instagram, Reddit and Facebook were flooded with working from home memes, providing a brief spark of joy in an otherwise bleak outlook. This time around, it’s more of the same, but it appears the sequel may be better than the original. Harder, darker, danker, the latest crop of COVID memes and lockdown jokes are shining a light on our deepest thoughts and providing a melodramatic window into our ever-diminishing souls. But then again, that’s what we do.