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What makes a great city? It is a pressing question because by 2030, 5 billion people"60 percent of the world's population"will live in cities, compared with 3.6 billion today, turbo-charging the world's economic growth. But for the leaders who govern cities, the challenges are tough....
The Geelong Project is a place-based, ‘community of schools and youth services’ approach to early intervention using population screening, a flexible practice framework and youth-focused, family-centred case management. The model builds in longitudinal follow-up and support to reduce homelessness, and achieve sustainable education and lifetime...
This report documents the findings and recommendations of the Joint Review of the Australia and New Zealand funded AUD$20.3 million Mama Graon – Vanuatu Land Program (MGP), commissioned by the Governments of Vanuatu, Australia and New Zealand in late 2012. The MGP was designed...
This project was developed in response to the anecdotal evidence of the poor standard of rental accommodation available to low income earners of the western suburbs of Melbourne, coupled with the lack of tenant-initiated repairs disputes at VCAT.
This research, by the Department for Child Protection and Family Support (the Department), working with the Western Australia Police (WA Police) and specialist family and domestic violence crisis and support services, sought to explore the association between Fly-in/Fly-out (FIFO) work arrangements and family and domestic...
This toolkit is one of the outputs from a study undertaken by the Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Adelaide, for the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, into the role of frontline services in addressing homelessness....
This report presents the findings of the Specialist Homelessness Services Collection for 2012-13, and describes the clients who received specialist homelessness support, the assistance they sought and were provided, and the outcomes achieved for those clients.
An estimated 244,000 Australians...
This paper demonstrates that, even within an urban area, there is a large degree of residential segregation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.
This report examines the financial costs and risks of alternative housing equity withdrawal mechanisms and provides recommendations about mitigating risks associated with mortgage equity withdrawal products for older Australians.
Objective and key research questions
This Final Report is the second output of...
The edges of home ownership are usually examined in terms of entry (affordability), sustainability (risk of exit through financial stress), and utility (retirees trading-out for asset-based welfare). However, this research shows there is considerable 'churn' at the edges of home ownership in all age groups....