Martin Bell


Rental housing provision for lower-income older Australians: final report

A projected increase of 115% from 2001-2026 in the number of lower-income people aged 65 and over living in rental households far exceeds the supply capacity of the social housing system. A new governance approach drawing together the resources of the public, community and market...

Rental housing provision for lower-income older Australians

In this interdisciplinary study, Andrew Jones, Martin Bell, Cheryl Tilse and George Earl scope the policy issues, clarify policy choices and develop a programme of research in the provision of good quality, affordable rental housing for older Australians who are not home owners.
Discussion paper

Benchmarking ABS population estimates for Indigenous communities in Queensland

Concerns have been expressed for some time by Indigenous community leaders, analysts, government agencies, and local service providers about the accuracy of census counts for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Queensland. Recent reclassification of these communities as Local Government Areas has heightened these...