Daphne Habibis

First Name: Daphne
Last Name: Habibis
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Associate Professor Daphne Habibis is Director of the Housing and Community Research Unit at the University of Tasmania. She is a sociologist who has published widely on housing and urban policy issues especially in relation to tenancy sustainment and Aboriginal housing. She is the co-author, with Associate Professor Maggie Walter, of the monograph, Social Inequality in Australia: Discourses, Realities and Futures published by Oxford University Press (in press). She is the lead investigator on a number of ARC and AHURI funded research projects concerning Aboriginal and Euro-Australian race relations, welfare conditionality in Aboriginal housing, and improving tenancy management in remote Aboriginal communities.

16 December 2016

Indigenous Australians are 14 times more likely to become homeless than other Australians, and their homelessness situations are likely to be more severe. This research examined how the changing...

14 December 2016

The research investigates how well remote Indigenous housing reforms introduced since 2008 under the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing are working.

21 November 2016

This project investigates how well tenancy management arrangements are working under the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing (NPARIH), the appropriateness and effectiveness...

28 March 2016

Tenants, government housing providers and Indigenous organisations are often seeking different outcomes from social housing, which leads to considerable misunderstanding and diversity of views....

21 December 2015

In the context of increasing individual housing choice for people with disability under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), this project examines how housing supply and existing...

25 May 2015

This Positioning Paper is the first output of a project that will analyse the progress of reforms to tenancy management in remote Indigenous communities.

7 July 2014

Housing reforms in remote Indigenous communities have resulted in a variety of tenancy management arrangements involving state, community and private housing sectors. This project identified...

30 September 2013

This study examined the question of to what extent Indigenous housing access and tenancy sustainment are influenced by the alignment between different forms of conditionality and Indigenous...

Discussion paper
11 September 2013

This project is positioned in the context of reforms that have seen the Australian government providing resources to state and territory governments for property and tenancy management in remote...

6 May 2011

This project was concerned with Indigenous patterns of mobility and social housing responses to these patterns.