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Elspeth Mead

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Urban environments and health: identifying key relationships and policy imperatives

This Research Monograph investigates the relationship between urban environments and health. The project examines the empirical evidence for relationships between urban environments and health outcomes, focusing on three specific aspects of the urban environment: urban form, transport systems and the location of health services. The...
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Tenancy Databases, Professional Practices and Housing Access among Low-Income Tenants in the Private Rental Sector in Australia

This essay addresses the impacts of electronic tenancy databases upon social relations in the field of private rental tenancy in Australia.
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Tenancy databases in the context of tenure management: risk minimisation and tenant outcomes in the private rental sector

This Positioning Paper outlines a research program examining the emergence of tenancy databases - their uses and impacts - in the context of key issues of tenure management in the Australian private rental sector. Included in this paper is an outline of the range and...
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Tenancy databases in the context of tenure management: risk minimisation and tenant outcomes in the private rental sector

Tenancy databases are electronic databases operated by commercial market providers from which, for a fee, property managers can obtain information regarding prospective tenants. They are used to screen prospective tenants and so reduce property owners' exposure to rental tenancy risks. With increasing dependence on the...
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Tenure security and its impact on private renters in Queensland

The private rental sector plays a key role in the Australian housing system. Its capacity to serve low- to moderate-income households, however, is constrained. This paper explores how low- and moderate-income private renters experience, perceive and indicate a need for "security of tenure".