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Angela Spinney

Dr Angela Spinney is a highly experienced policy orientated and action researcher specialising in the marginally housed, social and affordable housing, and the housing consequences of domestic and family violence. She is a leading Australian authority on the concepts, policy and practice implications of homelessness prevention for women and children who have experienced domestic and family violence, and has led several international research projects on these topics. 

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Ending homelessness in Australia: a redesigned homelessness service system

The existing Australian homelessness service system has known strengths, but its effectiveness is constrained for different population groups who experience a range of other social, economic, health and justice issues. This research report outlines strategies to redesign the homelessness service system in Australia that could...
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Mid-life Australians and the housing aspirations gap

This report delivers a comprehensive account of the diverse housing circumstances of Australians at mid-life (35–54); elicits their housing aspirations and trade-offs; examines housing challenges and enablers; and ‘market tests’ future housing possibilities, including among vulnerable populations, to inform optimal policy development.
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The housing aspirations of Australians across the life-course: closing the ‘housing aspirations gap’

This report explores the housing constraints facing diverse populations of lower income Australians and to establish how existing and innovative housing solutions can support their shelter and non-shelter aspirations across the life-course from young adulthood to later-life.
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Supporting families effectively through the homelessness services system

This study investigated the homelessness services system and families to identify what is working well, what could be expanded to improve housing and wellbeing outcomes, and the potential for beneficial system redesign.
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Redesign of a homelessness service system for young people

This research identifies measures that could reduce youth homelessness and lead to improved outcomes for young people who experience homelessness. The findings are based on a community-level analysis of special homelessness services (SHS) data and sites of innovation in three states: South Australia, NSW and...