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Strategies to manage crowding in Indigenous households can reduce the negative effects for people living in those households, according to this report.
Key PointsCrowding in Indigenous households has structural causes, including the shortage of appropriately designed and affordable rental housing, and...
This is the final report following a series of five research reports prepared for the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs over the last two years on Indigenous homelessness in regional Australia.
The overall aim of this...
This report explores why it is necessary to design and deliver homelessness services specifically for Indigenous people.
Paul Memmott, Stephen Long and Linda Thomson find that the people of Dajarra, Alpurrurulam and Mt Isa, although exceptionally mobile by Australian mainstream standards are, for the most, relatively stable in their customary attachment to their home community, country and their cultural region. This is...
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...
This research project will seek to critically examine existing models of household overcrowding reported in the literature nationally and internationally in order to provide policy makers with ways to predict, measure and manage Aboriginal household overcrowding.
The project found that the way contracts for procurement are designed can play an important role in enhancing or creating positive social and economic outcomes (such as employment, education and community capacity building) as part of the construction process. By contrast, mainstream housing procurement contracts...