Organisation

Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning

Report

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...
Strategy

The role of local government in addressing homelessness: a tool kit for local government

Local government is recognised as the tier of government closest to the people of Australia (Megarrity 2011). It provides a range of services that underpin the management of our cities, contributes to the wellbeing of our communities through the provision of infrastructure and services and...
Strategy

Working to turn off the tap: the role of frontline services in addressing homelessness

This toolkit is one of the outputs from a study undertaken by the Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Adelaide, for the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, into the role of frontline services in addressing homelessness...
Report

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...
Report

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...