Boardinghouses

NARROWER TERMS
Journal article

Enhancing social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal boarding students

The primary aim of this study was to evaluate the relevance and effectiveness of a pilot SEL program that had been designed for use in the Aboriginal boarding context.
Guide

Protecting children in our care: AHL Child Protection Framework

The Aboriginal Hostels Limited's (AHL) Child Protection Framework demonstrates AHL’s commitment and intent to create safe environments and applies to all staff, volunteers and minors in our care in our facilities.This framework has been developed to provide a practical guide to prevent child abuse in...
Strategy

Aboriginal Hostels Limited corporate plan 2019-2023

This plan sets out a series of core operational and strategic priorities which Aboriginal Hostels Limited (AHL) will continue to pursue in addressing business efficiency, financial sustainability, improved service delivery, sustainable asset management, accountability and strong corporate governance
Report

Inquiry into the future of the private rental sector

This study focused on the Australian private rental sector including formal rules (policies and regulation); organisations and structures; and informal rules (social norms and practices), and reviewed the sector in ten countries.
Report

Navigating a changing private rental sector: opportunities and challenges for low-income renters

This study investigated how low-income renters navigate the private rental sector (PRS) via three core pathways: the formal, informal and supported pathways. It provides practitioners and policy makers with an evidence base on changing practices and ways forward in shaping equitable PRS institutions.
Report

Private rental in transition: institutional change, technology and innovation in Australia

This research is a comprehensive analysis of the private rental sector (PRS) and explores the interplay between regulation, organisations and structures, and social norms and practices of prevailing policies. It also explores the impact of innovation and digital technology on the sector.
Report

Five years of the Boarding House Act 2012 in New South Wales

This report finds that while the Boarding Houses Act 2012 was an historic step forward which has brought some improvement, it has not created the real change needed for the residents of boarding houses in New South Wales.
Discussion paper

Marginal tenures - a national picture

Approximately 75,000 Australians live in boarding houses and caravan parks, and the majority of these are highly disadvantaged. While some households choose these forms of housing for reasons of lifestyle or location, they often serve as “housing of last resort” for individuals and households who...
Working paper

Backrooms, wards and backlanes: the landscape of disability in nineteenth-century Melbourne

This paper has two specific objectives (i) to ‘locate'disabled people in nineteenth-century Melbourne by showing where and how they lived; and (ii) to illustrate the socio-spatial relations that shaped their lives.
Report

Rooming house standards taskforce Chairperson's report

There is increasing evidence that in response to Melbourne’s tight rental market, a new model of for-profit rooming house provider has emerged.