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Australia’s household sector appears to hold a greater proportion of its wealth in dwellings than do households in other countries. Average dwelling prices in Australia also appear to be high relative to household income, but dwellings in Australia are not noticeably higher in quality than...
In Rural Housing, Regional Development and Policy Integration: An Evaluation of Alternative Policy Responses to Regional Disadvantage , Jean Hillier, Colleen Fisher and Matthew Tonts report on evidence which suggests that there is a link between suitable housing infrastructure and well-being of rural people. Despite...
The policy focuses on the identification and appropriate zoning of highly productive agricultural land throughout the state.
It also outlines the requirements for local government in the preparation of town planning schemes and local planning strategies and is to be applied to all rural...
Andrew Beer, Paul Delfabbro, Kristin Natalier, Susan Oakley and Fiona Verity explain how this project will develop models of good practice in dealing with homeless young people in rural areas.
Mount Gambier is South Australia's largest regional city with a population approaching 30,000 people. Located approximately 400 km from Adelaide in the South Eastern part of South Australia, the city is the major commercial hub for several primary industries including logging and wood-chipping, market-gardening and...
Youth homelessness is widely acknowledged as an area of concern and it has received reasonable focus and research attention in metropolitan areas. However, the particular concerns and needs of rural youth have not generally been investigated or documented.
Introduction to a special issue of Parity that looked at the experiences of homeless young people in rural parts of Australia
Tourism generates jobs and wealth for Western Australians. In 2005, over 6.5 million people visited the State generating approximately $4billion in income. Direct and indirect tourism employment is estimated at 72,000 people - approximately 7.7 percent of the Western Australian workforce. Tourism is particularly important...
This paper reports on research into the relationship between labour market change and the private rental market in non‐metropolitan South Australia for the period 1990 to 2000.
A response to the need for a flexible framework of design guidelines - a 'design system' - for remote Indigenous housing. As such, the project provides concepts and design principles to supplement the focus on safety, health, quality control and sustainability in the National Indigenous...