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Household use of information technology, Australia, 2005-06

This report shows that the number of online households with broadband increased 92 per cent in the year to June 2006 and 48 per cent of online households now use some form of broadband. Cable broadband decreased in market share, dropping from 19 per cent...

Household television environment research 2007-2008

Australian households will need access to clear and concise technical information in preparation for the transition from analog to digital television, according to this Australian Commuications and Media Authority (ACMA) report. The report is based on an analysis of 120 households from across the greater...
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Expecting a boomtown? Exploring potential housing - related impacts of large scale resource developments in Darwin

Darwin is a city in the Northern Territory of Australia expecting a 'boomtown' scenario due to significant natural resource developments in the Greater Darwin area. The experience of 'booming' has a range of impacts upon communities. Housing is a key area of impact, particularly for...
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Considering the right to have a house on rural allotments

In parts of Australia and the United States, the almost universal right to have a house on rural allotments has resulted in rural living settlement in areas zoned for agriculture. Such 'unplanned' rural living has a range of potential adverse impacts, including loss of agricultural...

An audit and review of Australian Indigenous housing research

This report presents the outcomes of a research project conducted by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) Queensland Research Centre (UQ) on the characteristics and themes of the Australian Indigenous housing literature. The report examines the Indigenous housing literature from the 1970s through...

Household use of information technology, Australia, 2007-08

During 2007/08, an additional 800,000 Australian households signed up for Broadband Internet, according to figures released by the ABS.During 2007/08, an additional 800,000 Australian households signed up for Broadband Internet, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. In 2007-08, 67% of...
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Fiscal Policy and Mobility: The Impact of Multiple Residences on the Provision of Place-based Service Funding

The propensity for Australians to move about more often and over greater distances as part of their employment, recreation and social life presents challenges for governments in the design and management of equitable fiscal policy to fund infrastructure, education, health and welfare and other services...
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Human Rights and Homelessness in Rural Victoria

The participation of homelessness assistance agencies throughout the Loddon Mallee Region (LOMA) in workshops 'Putting human rights into action: using human rights in homelessness advocacy and service delivery' is discussed. The key aspects of the workshops are highlighted.

Census of population and housing: socio-economic indexes for areas

Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) is a suite of four summary measures that have been created from 2006 Census information. The indexes can be used to explore different aspects of socio-economic conditions by geographic areas. For each index, every geographic area in Australia is given...
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Highway Investment: Its Causes and Effects on Growth and Housing

This dissertation explores three areas related to highway investment and answers three key questions: What effect does local and national political representation have on additions to highway capacity? What is the relationship between highway capacity and productivity at the county level? Does the highway regulatory...