Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning

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Expert panel on planning reform 'ideas for reform': Independent commentary on proposed reform ideas

The Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning (CHURP) has been engaged by the Local Government Association of South Australia (LGASA) to provide Independent Commentary on the reform proposals put forward by the Expert Panel on Planning Reform. The Expert Panel on Planning Reform’s Ideas...

Showcasing innovation: case studies of recent homelessness initiatives

This document sets out to highlight some of the innovative practices being developed across Australia in response to homelessness. The paper draws upon some of the new ways of thinking encountered by researchers at the Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning in their work...

Public housing stock transfer - impacts and implications for local government: final report

This is the final report of a project that examines the impact of the South Australian Government’s announced program of public housing stock transfers to the community sector on local governments. The community housing sector in Australia is defined as not-for-profit housing and is made...
Conference paper

Acknowledging the Health Effects of Poor Quality Housing: Australia's hidden fraction

Housing is a central component of productive, healthy and meaningful lives, and a principle social determinant of broader health and wellbeing. Surprisingly though, evidence on the ways that housing influences health in Australia is poorly developed.

The role of local government in addressing homelessness

To date, local governments in Australia have not played a major part in addressing homelessness. However, the recent decisions of the Council of Australian Government (COAG) have committed all tiers of government, including local councils, to reducing homelessness. It is important, therefore, to understand what...