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In New Approaches to Expanding the Supply of Affordable Housing in Australia: An Increasing Role for the Private Sector Mike Berry argues that reduced governments have been reducing their spending on social housing at a time when increasing economic inequality and insecurity and high house...
While there is a considerable body of research relating to housing, disability and care, there have been very few studies that have looked at policy linkages across all three areas and the combined impact of policies in meeting unmet need. Housing and Care for Younger...
This paper presents the research plan for a project that will examine these questions focusing on working age income support recipients and other members of the low-income population across Australia.
The key factors in promoting resident participation in renewal are community development approaches that start with local people, identify local issues and give residents the confidence and skills to influence their communities writes Bill Randolph.
Much of the debate and policy action involving area...
These two papers were presented at the Evatt Foundation's Breakfast Seminar on 18 March 2002, Mayfair Room, Southern Cross Hotel, Sydney. Mark Latham MP is the Shadow Minister for Housing and Urban Development. Dr Brendan Gleeson is the Deputy Director and Senior Research Fellow at...
Sylvia Lawson on the plans to refurbish the Sydney Opera House interiors
THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE is back in the headlines. Since this building has such preeminence in national iconography, what's at stake now in the proposed refurbishment, which is being carried out...
Review of recent development in the field of econometrics and summative program evaluation. A central feature of recent developments is the attempt to allow for program impacts that vary across individuals. This contrasts with earlier econometric approaches which implicitly assumed a homogenous treatment effect.
The use of demand management programs to achieve permanent and reliable decreases in water consumption through retrofits of water using equipment is relatively new in Australia, and has been carried out on the basis of models which predict savings, and on results of demand management...
The final report from this project by Peter McDonald and Rosangela Merlo examined home ownership aspirations in 1997 and the extent to which they had been realised three years later.
In May 2001, the Federal Government announced a new policy framework, Australians Working Together, in response to the McClure Reference Group Report on Welfare Reform. Mark Champion, an Indigenous project officer for ATSIC's Queanbeyan Regional Office, outlines the initiatives aimed at encouraging 'urban' Community Development...