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Racist stereotypes place Aboriginal people at a disadvantage when seeking accommodation in Western Australia’s private rental market.
Evidence suggests that there is a link between suitable housing infrastructure and well-being of rural people. Despite this, there is paucity of research in this area. The main aim of the project which is the subject of this final report is to examine the extent...
A wide range of housing and housing related programs in remote Indigenous communities has been developed, and the provision of adequate remote Indigenous housing has long been needed. There is a move from an external program-driven approach for housing to a focus on sustainable local...
This report presents the findings of research that aimed to assess the extent to which the various objectives of tenure diversification policies have been achieved.
The poor state of Indigenous housing in remote areas is generally acknowledged as one of Australia's most intractable housing problems. The thesis examines why the remote Indigenous housing system does not meet the housing needs of Indigenous people in remote areas and discusses an alternative...
This report shows that although each state and territory rental support program has similar aims, their operation varies considerably.
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...
Over the last five years claims of housing discrimination by Aboriginal tenants have taken up major resources for the Equal Opportunity Commission. As a result the EOC set up a two year Inquiry examining less favourable outcomes for Aboriginal people.
The Inquiry found there...
For present purposes, we might simply define housing careers as “the sequence of housing circumstances an individual or household occupies over their life (Beer, Faulkner and Gabriel 2006:1). The literature directly addressing Indigenous Australian housing careers is sparse. Contrasting with the paucity of works on...
This policy set out the principles used by the WAPC in determining applications for the subdivision of rural land.