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Andrew Jones and Tim Seelig introduce a project designed to enhance the linkages between social science research and public policy in the Australian housing system, with particular attention to the role of AHURI.
The project provides an opportunity for Australian housing researchers and policy-makers...
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This poaper investigates the relationship between inequality and intergenerational mobility.This paper investigates the relationship between inequality and intergenerational mobility. Proxying fathers' earnings with using detailed occupational data, it finds that sons who grew up in countries that were...
A secure home is widely recognised as providing a fundamental basis for building mental health. However, for many people with a mental illness, achieving or maintaining stable homes can prove difficult, and some slip into unstable housing or even homelessness. It is essential that mental...
In Australia, it is widely believed that most homeless people have mental health issues, and that mental illness is a primary cause of homelessness. This paper uses information from a study of 4291 homeless people in Melbourne to investigate these propositions.
These eight state and territory reports on the homeless are based on information collected from the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2006 Census. The reports include statistics on accommodation types, age, sex, Indigenous identification and geographical distribution.
Counting the Homeless began as a research...
Although Sydney is often characterised by a high quality of life, this prosperity is not shared by all. Based on secondary data analysis, this report shows that there are individual and community problems in a number of key areas: housing, income, health, education, crime and...
This is the position paper for a study examining the prevalence, nature and impact of intergenerational homelessness in Australia.
It looks at the patterns and determinants of intergenerational homelessness and homelessness service-use in Australia, and the role and impact of service delivery and policy...
This report assesses the Severe Domestic Squalor Project, which aims to facilitate holistic assessment and support for people who are living in squalor; foster sustainable solutions for clients; and educate service providers.
The report concludes that the program provided high quality services to an...
This report explores the experiences of young people who are homeless or in foster care.
In 2008, over 45,000 young people aged 11 to 24 years participated in the seventh annual Mission Australia National survey of young Australians . 375 of them identified...
This article considers the needs of victim/survivors of sexual assault who are also experiencing homelessness.
Reducing homelessness and supporting those without stable, secure accommodation calls for a "trauma-informed" model of service delivery. The characteristics of this model and its implications for accommodation solutions, workforce...