Person

Andrew Beer

ORCID:
0000-0002-9255-3985
Report

Warm, cool and energy-affordable housing policy solutions for low-income renters

Energy hardship can include both absolute and relative measures of financial hardship, as well as circumstances where residents limit their energy use for normal daily activities. This research examines the incidence of energy hardship for Australian low income renters, and considered strategies and policy actions...
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An effective homelessness services system for older Australians

This study investigated the issues affecting older Australians who are facing homelessness, including the capacity to access Specialist Homeless Services and other government supports, and potential ways to escape homelessness for older people. The research also considers appropriate, successful international practices for older people who...
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Understanding Specialist Disability Accommodation funding

This study examined the Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) program and the attitudes of industry to investment and participation in that program. It questioned developers, investors, housing providers, prospective tenants and governments on how the SDA program will generate new supply that meets the needs and...
Commentary

Regional Australia is calling the shots now more than ever

Australian governments did not begin to appoint regional ministers as a matter of course until the late 1980s. This was a period linked to the end of old-fashioned, class-based politics and the rise of our more complex political landscape, writes Andrew Beer.
Journal article

Establishing a social and economic baseline prior to the development of an offshore oil industry: an example from the Great Australian Bight

The potential development of an oil industry in the Great Australian Bight provides a number of opportunities and challenges. Potentially, the development may affect local communities, regional economies and the environment. Developing a baseline, before any development takes place, enables changes due to the development...