First Peoples housing

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Aboriginal Australians housing
NARROWER TERMS


Report

Aboriginal private rental access in Victoria: "Excluded from the start"

The systemic barriers and challenges facing Aboriginal Victorians examined in this report represent an extension of long-term barriers and systemic discrimination that perpetuate cycles of disadvantage and disempowerment among Aboriginal people in Victoria. The report authors argue that greater connection between elements of the private...
Report

Simplifying the system or deepening poverty? The new Remote Rent Framework in the Northern Territory

In this paper, the authors outline their understanding of the new Rental Rebate Policy as it is described in Northern Territory government documents. They also discuss some potential adverse consequences that may arise from its implementation.
Conference paper

Te Tiriti o Waitangi and housing in Aotearoa

This paper briefly summarises the author's master's research project 'He Rautaki Whakatauria Whare o Te Tiriti o Waitangi: Treaty Anchored Housing Strategies,' which explored what a Te Tiriti-anchored housing strategy might look like for Aotearoa. This includes a review of current housing and economic policy...
Discussion paper

Remote Indigenous housing requires ongoing policy focus: submission to the Review of the National Housing and Homelessness Agreement

This paper identifies remote Indigenous housing as a structural gap in the nation’s overarching housing policies. It reproduces a submission to the current Productivity Commission review of the National Housing and Homelessness Agreement (NHHA) which argues for a much stronger focus to be placed upon...
Report

‘What works’ to sustain Indigenous tenancies in Australia

This study examines the characteristics of successful tenancies for Indigenous people to understand ‘what works’ for successful housing outcomes, including for private and social housing, and across different locations.
Report

Remote housing in the Northern Territory

The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of the National Indigenous Australians Agency’s administration of funding for remote housing in the Northern Territory.
Report

Township leasing and the democratisation of opportunity

Township leasing was a significant 2006 reform to the Aboriginal Land Rights (NT) Act 1976 (ALRA). This paper discusses township leasing from an institutional economics perspective. It argues that despite its noble intentions, ALRA created an extractive institutional framework for Indigenous people living on ALRA...
Report

Sustainable Indigenous housing in regional and remote Australia

This research explores what is required for sustainable Indigenous housing in remote Australia to deliver positive health outcomes, so that housing stock is maintained at high levels and is designed with climate change in mind.
Strategy

Building back better: Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service COVID-19 recovery plan

This strategy document identifies key issues and makes targeted recommendations across criminal, civil and family law – with the objective of ensuring Aboriginal people are not left behind.
Policy report

Review of the Homelands Policy

This review aims to identify appropriate approaches to supporting Aboriginal people to live on their ancestral lands.
Position paper

Aboriginal housing for Aboriginal health

This position paper states the urgency of First Nations housing issues to be addressed, and presents recommendations to enable First Nations people to access better housing options, resulting in better health.
Report

Reimagining Indigenous housing, health and wealth

This report sets the context for a strengths-based ecological and culturally-founded approach to Indigenous housing, health and wealth.
Journal article

Wongee Mia: an innovative family-centred approach to addressing Aboriginal housing needs and preventing eviction in Australia

This paper is about an initiative emerging out of Perth (Western Australia) which is taking a different approach to addressing Aboriginal homelessness.
Report

Measuring progress in Queensland's remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

This paper provides a first step at measuring and communicating progress in Queensland's discrete Indigenous communities. The framework in this paper is intended to illustrate an approach to measuring progress that can be further subdivided to provide a more detailed analysis of the key drivers...
Article

Fix housing and you’ll reduce risks of coronavirus and other disease in remote Indigenous communities

Remote Indigenous communities have taken swift and effective action to quarantine residents against the risks of COVID-19. Under a plan developed by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Group, entry to communities is restricted to essential visitors only.
Strategy

Victorian Aboriginal housing and homelessness framework

The Victorian government funded Aboriginal Housing Victoria to develop this framework, which aims to build a new approach to ensuring all Aboriginal Victorians have safe, secure and stable housing.
Submission

Managing Housing Health Risks in WA Discussion Paper

The Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA) provided a submission to the WA Department of Health’s (DOH) Discussion Paper on Managing Housing Health Risks in WA.
Conference paper

Experiencing house crowding in Australian dwellings: a multicultural perspective

Using data from the 2016 Census of Population and Housing, this paper reflects the extent of house crowding among two cultural groups: Australia’s Indigenous population and Australia’s Lebanese population, who are both disadvantaged in socio- economic terms, but with differing cultural needs.
Conference paper

Relationality: an Indigenous approach to housing design

This paper aims to identify the gap between empirical research in comparison with indigenous ways of knowing, and the sharing of knowledge, regarding culturally appropriate housing design for Indigenous peoples in Australia.
Commentary

Another stolen generation looms unless Indigenous women fleeing violence can find safe housing

Housing’s critical role at the intersection of child protection and domestic violence has yet to be recognised in public policy.