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Describes the trends in living alone and describes the characteristics of people who live alone.
Introduction Living alone is increasingly on the public radar. One in four Australian households is a lone-person household, and rates have increased sharply since the 1970s. Throughout the...
This report brings together a national data snapshot of Salvation Army homelessness services and the people assisted on a daily basis.
The edges of home ownership are usually examined in terms of entry (affordability), sustainability (risk of exit through financial stress), and utility (retirees trading-out for asset-based welfare). However, this research shows there is considerable 'churn' at the edges of home ownership in all age groups....
Each year during Anti-Poverty Week, Anglicare Australia releases a set of essays from across the Anglicare network that reflect on what we know from our work with people on the margins of society, under the banner of our flagship publication, the State of the Family...
This report argues that government tax and welfare policies, by favouring homeowners and property investors over people who rent, are increasing the divide between Australians who own housing and those who do not.
Housing policy in Australia is overdue for a...
This study sought to broaden and deepen understanding of homelessness amongst families through investigating their experiences as citizens, rather than clients of services, over an 18-month period.
Jean McCaughey wrote the first Australian study to recognise and investigate homelessness amongst...
This report makes up the first output of a research study entitled Homelessness prevention for women and children who have experienced domestic and family violence: Innovations in policy and practice.
This research project investigated the marginal rental housing market, which includes boarding or rooming houses and residential (caravan) park accommodation and provided a typology of marginal rental housing.
An increasing proportion of Australians are now renting privately, many for over 10 years or more. Long-term renters experience higher levels of housing stress and are less likely to feel part of the community. Policy-makers need to respond to the needs of long-term renters, especially...
This report finds that specialist homelessness agencies helped more than 157,000 clients and provided more than 3.6 million nights of accommodation in the 6 months from July to December 2012.
In the 6-month period from July to December 2012:...