Fix housing and you’ll reduce risks of coronavirus and other disease in remote Indigenous communities
Remote Indigenous communities have taken swift and effective action to quarantine residents against the risks of COVID-19. Under a plan developed by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Group, entry to communities is restricted to essential visitors only.
Pilyii Papulu Purrukaj-ji (Good housing to prevent sickness)
This report provides a case study of Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly Region in the Northern Territory, to highlight the relationship between remote housing, crowding and infectious disease.
Understanding how policy and tenancy management conditionality can influence positive housing outcomes for Indigenous Australians
Tenants, government and Indigenous/intermediary organisations assume a diversity of responsibilities and are often seeking different tenancy outcomes. Despite differences however, there is evidence of a recognition space occurring. Culturally-based values and practices significantly affect the ability of Indigenous tenants to comply with social housing tenancy...
Indigenous lifeworlds, conditionality and housing outcomes
Indigenous housing occupies a complex policy environment in which policies and programs are in intermittent states of flux. As a result, the existing frameworks struggle to deliver sustainable outcomes. This study considers how conditionality in housing policy and management contributes to housing outcomes, and what...
How is crowding in Indigenous households managed?
Strategies to manage crowding in Indigenous households can reduce the negative effects for people living in those households, according to this report. Key Points