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Developed by the Brotherhood of St Laurence and Hanover Welfare Services (now Launch Housing), with funding from the Victorian Government, Education First Youth Foyers represent a new model and practice approach to working with young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
This study of a recycling pilot project (HaRP) in the Fitzroy and Collingwood high-rise public housing estates found that many households had become involved in recycling, and so reduced the amount of recyclable material sent to landfill.
It also highlighted the challenges...
The fourth Social Barometer examines the extent of disadvantage among older Australians through indicators of people’s capabilities covering eight key dimensions of life, including employment, income, health, housing, safety and social participation.
The barometer concentrates on national data, and draws attention to the different...
The biggest beneficiaries of tax concessions on owner-occupied residences are the wealthiest in the community, according to this report.
The report finds that the tax system provides indirect assistance to owner-occupiers worth about $45 billion annually. Most of this ($30 billion) is due...
As the imposition of a carbon price is planned to encourage movement away from carbon-based energy, this mapping exercise illustrates the uneven pattern of carbon use by poor households across Melbourne and across Victoria. The pattern is largely related to transport and urban planning issues....
Despite the 'housing boom', Australia has experienced a continuing decline in the stock of affordable housing and is facing a housing affordability crisis. Nationally there is an estimated shortage of 150,000 units of affordable housing. There are approximately a quarter of a million people experiencing...
Prepared by the Allen Consulting Group for the Affordable Housing Forum, this report documents an investigation of policy options to finance an increased supply of affordable rental housing. This is needed because the shortage of such housing limits low-income households' access to employment and services,...