Report

Housing and infrastructure in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, Australia, 2006

4 May 2007
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The majority (85%) of Australia's 1,187 discrete Indigenous communities were in very remote localities, according to the ABS 2006 Community Housing and Infrastructure Needs Survey (CHINS) released April 17, 2007. Almost three-quarters (73%) of discrete Indigenous communities reported a population of less than 50 people. Other aspects of the study report on access to infrastructure including water, electricity and telecommunications.The majority (85%) of Australia's 1,187 discrete Indigenous communities were in very remote localities, according to the ABS 2006 Community Housing and Infrastructure Needs Survey (CHINS) released April 17, 2007.

Almost three-quarters (73%) of discrete Indigenous communities reported a population of less than 50 people.

Other aspects of the study report on access to infrastructure including water, electricity and telecommunications including the finding that 11% of communities had public access to the Internet.

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2007
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