Conference paper

Lean toolbox approach for effective preparation of housing refurbishment projects using critical success factors

Much lean research has focussed on improving the construction of new built and private sector projects. In contrast this paper aims to demonstrate the merits of lean tooling in the preparation phase of social housing refurbishments.
Report

Policy coordination and housing outcomes during COVID-19

This study gathered data on the scale and scope of policy interventions in the housing system during the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia—a critical first step for on-going assessment of the outcomes and impacts of the broad suite of initiatives deployed by governments in response to...
Report

Responding to the pandemic, can building homes rebuild Australia?

With the construction industry long being held up as an ideal mechanism for delivering economic stimulus in periods of economic recession and stagnation, this research assesses how the housing industry can help rebuild the Australian economy, both during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Report

The housing landscape in Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland) and Te Tai Tokerau (Northland)

This report seeks to aid those in the housing sector in Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland) and Te Tai Tokerau (Northland), to identify opportunities for engagement, investment and greater impact. While the focus is on housing in Te Tai Tokerau and Tāmaki Makaurau, some insights are offered...
Report

Inquiry into integrated housing support for vulnerable families

This inquiry investigated how housing support for vulnerable families experiencing domestic and family violence (DFV) can be best integrated with other types of support to enhance safety and wellbeing, including for women in different housing tenures, for Indigenous women and the integration of social housing...
Media release

Safe stay plan for remote community visitors

A new accommodation facility in Darwin will offer a safe place to stay for visitors from remote communities. Initiative: Safe Stay Plan for Remote Community Visitors

Safe places for the homeless to recover and isolate

The Victorian Government will use repurposed aged-care sites to provide self-isolation facilities for Victorians experiencing homelessness - helping them recover from coronavirus, or avoid infection in the first place.Initiative: Safe Places For The Homeless To Recover And IsolateInitiative: Not including Commonwealth Government financial stimulus payments...
Media release

Public housing maintenance stimulus to boost jobs, economy

Renovations and home upgrades for more than 1400 public housing properties across SA will continue to be fast-tracked over the next few months as part of the Marshall Liberal Government's $1 billion economic stimulus package. Initiative: Renovations and home upgrades for more than 1400 public...
Media release

Public and community housing upgraded with solar and sustainability improvements

The ACT Government has allocated $365,000 to undertake solar and sustainability upgrades on public and community housing as part of the government's fast-tracked infrastructure projects to support the local economy. Initiative: Public and community housing upgraded with solar and sustainability improvements

Unprecedented new social and economic support package released

The Social and Economic Support Package we have announced today is unprecedented in the history our state in both size, and breadth.Initiative: Social and Economic Support PackagesInitiative: Freeze payment of the Community Fire levy next financial yearInitiative: Increase pool of available houses under Private Rental...