The impact of the pandemic on the Australian rental sector
COVID-19 has radically changed the housing landscape - not only for tenants, but also for landlords, real estate agents, advocacy groups, and all levels of government. This research finds that it is likely that many of the negative impacts of the pandemic on the rental...
Growing Australia’s smaller cities to better manage population growth
This report brings together three separate research projects to examine the capacity of Australia’s smaller cities to assist in managing population growth, including international and national migration. It also provides advice on which policy instruments and programs are most likely to redirect population movements to...
Australia’s COVID-19 pandemic housing policy responses
This research reviews Australia’s COVID-19 housing policy responses to better understand the intervention approach, underlying logic, short and long term goals, target groups and level of success.
Understanding what attracts new residents to smaller cities
This research examines key drivers of migration flows and settlement patterns across Australia, and identifies key barriers to and opportunities for greater population decentralisation.
An Australian rental housing conditions research infrastructure
Each year the proportion of Australians who rent their home increases and, for the first time in generations, there are now as many renters as outright homeowners. This paper describes a new data infrastructure designed to capture the household and demographic characteristics, housing quality and...