Built & Natural Environments

23 July 2014

This report develops a detailed spatial analysis of the incidence and distribution of areas of concentrated urban disadvantage and to enhance understanding of Australian housing and urban systems. 

20 July 2014

The Abbott government and a group of investors are pinning their environmental hopes on a clean coal technology that is still in the very early stages of development.

20 July 2014

This report maps the Australian economy by the location of economic activity, defined as the dollar value of goods and services produced by workers within a particular area.

18 July 2014

Presents the ABS' first experimental land account to demonstrate a method for reporting change in land use, rateable value and land cover.

16 July 2014

Indigenous households were 6 times as likely as other Australian households to live in social housing, with an estimated 31% of Indigenous households living in such housing in 2013, this report finds.

16 July 2014

This paper presents information on the prevalence of homelessness among Indigenous Australians, the characteristics of Indigenous people who are homeless, and the use of specialist homelessness services by Indigenous people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

16 July 2014

In 2011, Indigenous households were about half as likely as other Australian households to own their home and more than 3 times as likely to be overcrowded, finds this report.

16 July 2014

Two CEOs from the Australian Roundtable for Disaster Resilience and Safer Communities discuss their new report calling for money and effort to be invested in preventing natural disasters.

16 July 2014

An open source platform providing access to critical information on natural disasters to all Australians is needed to protect life and property, according to this report.

11 July 2014

This paper considers the challenges facing Indonesia's incoming president, providing a broad picture of what the country might look like in 2020.