Vulnerable people

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Report

Atlas of the stateless

In this report, the authors explain why people become stateless and provide solutions for reducing the number of stateless people worldwide.
Report

Exploring regulatory approaches to consumer vulnerability

Providing a contemporary understanding of consumer vulnerability, this report looks at why regulators are focusing on this in regulatory design, and provides some lessons and opportunities for change.
Report

Be cool in Gannawarra

Be Cool in Gannawarra focused on vulnerable populations of under 5 years olds and over 65-year-olds. The project focused on improving the service that are able to provide clients in Home and Community Care and Maternal Child and Health assessments to include heat as a...
Policy report

Inclusive, connected and just: our vision for NSW

This report identifies areas where the current system is not working well for disadvantaged people. It outlines concrete, achievable solutions to ensure that some of the most marginalised people in our communities do not miss out on the benefits of a strong economy.
Report

Abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults in NSW – the need for action

This report demonstrates the need for a comprehensive safeguarding approach in NSW for vulnerable adults living in the community – including an effective response to the abuse and neglect of both vulnerable adults with disability and older people.
Report

Access to the private rental market: industry practices and perceptions

This report outlines barriers experienced by vulnerable people in finding affordable accommodation. The authors make recommendations that could make it easier for people to find lower-end rental accommodation within Victoria.
Report

The role of private rental brokerage in housing outcomes for vulnerable Australians

Private rental brokerage programs (PRBPs) are a key pillar of support for disadvantaged people accessing and sustaining private rental. This is in addition to more formal private rental assistance programs delivered by state and territory governments; and Commonwealth financial assistance in the form of Commonwealth...
Conference paper

'Hot spots' project: spatial vulnerability to heat events in Melbourne Australia

In Australia heat waves claim more lives than any other natural hazard. To direct population adaptation strategies for a changing climate, it is necessary to be able to identify the location of groups within our population who are most vulnerable to adverse health outcomes associated...
Report

Disaster and disadvantage: social vulnerability in emergency management

This report describes who is most at risk of being socially vulnerable in an emergency or disaster and what needs to be done to better protect them and improve their recovery Executive summary: While they can be devastating for all affected individuals and communities and...