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The research identified types of mobility amongst Indigenous people and the link between mobility and the risk of falling into homelessness. It also outlined how housing policy-makers might respond to increased rates of temporary mobility of Indigenous people.
Authors: Daphne Habibis, Christina...
The Stationary Energy Sector Report concludes that there are no technological impediments to transforming Australia’s stationary energy sector to zero emissions over the next ten years. The costs of transformation are adequately offset by savings made from shifting away from the business as usual scenario....
This study addresses the question posed in the 2009 AHURI Research Agenda: how do the drivers of supply and demand for housing in regional and rural centres affect the supply of affordable housing?
This is a particularly important area of investigation at the current...
The project involved 98 face-to-face interviews with persons with a disability in NSW, SA and Vic; focus groups with service providers; and interviews with social housing providers.
The research found that housing assistance has a very substantial impact on the social inclusion of persons...
Australia's urban water sector needs major changes to meet the challenges of providing services that minimise costs and maximise benefits to the community, according to a draft report released by the Productivity Commission.
The draft report - Australia's Urban Water Sector - reports that...
We are in a situation in which unprecedented weather events are to be expected, but we still don’t expect them, writes Jane Goodall in Inside Story
“YOU wouldn’t think this could happen because it never happens, but it has happened,” said Peter...
Gentrification raises concerns about segregation, social mix and sustainability issues for Australian cities. This report examines the process and its impact.
The report looks at three main questions:
How much gentrification has actually taken place over the last decade and how...
Recent projections of higher than expected population growth in Australia over the next 40 years has refocused the attention of governments and communities on population policy, according to this paper, and yet a focused policy response has not yet emerged.
With concerns about climate...
This paper summarises policy options analysis and recommendations consistent with the National Water Initiative for the separation of water rights to harvesting, recharge and extraction of stormwater into and out of aquifers.
CSIRO workshopped the main findings and recommendations with targeted agencies and water...
In this first update paper since the 2008 Garnaut Climate Change Review, five issues that have been the subject of criticism are addressed and largely refuted.
Summary of key points
The 2008 Garnaut Climate Change Review argued that it is neither rational...