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This paper investigates affordability of housing in Queensland; changes in the housing stock and people’s preferences; and factors influencing outcomes in housing markets.
Australian cyclone specialist, Professor Jonathan Nott, has now headed out into the field to gather data on Cyclone Debbie.
The Professor of Geoscience at James Cook University is also a member of the International Society for the Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Hazards....
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...
This report shows that although each state and territory rental support program has similar aims, their operation varies considerably.
Housing reforms in remote Indigenous communities have resulted in a variety of tenancy management arrangements involving state, community and private housing sectors. This project identified different models of tenancy management, considered their housing outcomes, and shared the policy and practice lessons across jurisdictions.
Executive summarySince the mid-2000s, Australian housing policy-makers have taken an interest in the transfer of public housing to community housing providers (CHPs), partly as a means of transforming a social housing system dominated by financially unsustainable public housing into a vibrant affordable...
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.
Global population ageing has significant implications for public policy in areas such as health, housing and economic security. The notion of housing as a public health issue is not new, yet very little research has examined the links between housing specifically built for older people,...
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...