Tim Seelig


I have a long history and background in political engagement and analysis, social and environmental campaigning, strategy development, policy analysis, and social research. I have worked in the non-government and public sectors across several fields as a leader, advocate and advisor; been an academic researcher and lecturer in social and economic welfare and housing studies at the University of Queensland; and consulted for the private sector.
I am passionate about creating a socially and ecologically sustainable future, and protecting our natural environment. I am currently the State Campaign Manager for the Wilderness Society in Queensland.

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14 Apr 2009

This study indicates that the binary of choosing to invest in property, rather than some other area of investment is, in practice, misleading: most of the property investors interviewed also invest in other areas, mainly shares. It’s not an either/or decision for many people. However,...


28 Oct 2008

This positioning paper is the first output of a study that aims to critically review a range of approaches to conceptualising need in housing and social policy fields in Australia and internationally. The study seeks to provide an analysis of how housing needs in Australian...


15 Jul 2008

This research discusses the 20 per cent of income support recipients who experience disruption and others changes in housing tenure over time.

Most income support recipients have high levels of tenure stability. Less than 20 per cent experience multiple and complex tenure transitions. Changes...


16 Jun 2008

This is the Final Report for a research project which has involved a complex and multi-faceted analysis of longitudinal administrative income support (IS) data. Conducted by the AHURI Queensland Research Centre, the study has been principally concerned with issues about patterns of housing consumption among...


27 May 2008

This report focuses on risk-assessment practices in the private rental market, with particular consideration of their impact on low-income renters. It is based on the fieldwork undertaken in the second stage of the research process.

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