The NSW Local Government Housing Kit is designed to help councils and their staff develop their vision for housing going forward. It also aims to support them to meet planning challenges and improve the housing situation. You can view the kit and read more about it here.
On Thursday 11 July 2019, project PhD student Jessica Porter competed in the UniSA Business School 3MT Competition. Her presentation entitled ‘Homeless in the bush’ was confident, succinct and very interesting and we’re pleased to report that she won the event and will progress through to the University’s Grand Final in late August. Jess also … More Three Minute Thesis
Presentations from the RSA Australasia Conference in Christchurch, New Zealand, in February 2019: Governance and housing affordability: Repositioning Australian local governments – Presentation given by Professor Andrew Beer. Click here to read the presentation Local government and housing in Australian rural communities – Presentation given by Professor John Martin. Click here to read the presentation
Stewards of the community: Local government and housing in Australia Presentation given by Professor Andrew Beer at the Australian Local Government Association’s National General Assembly in Canberra on 18 June 2019: NGA presentation_Andrew_Beer The impact of Airbnb on housing markets Presentation given by Laura Hodgson at the Australian Local Government Association’s National General Assembly in Canberra … More Presentations from Australian Local Government Association’s National General Assembly
Abstract: Precariously placed: housing affordability, quality and satisfaction of Australians with disabilities Access to adequate, safe, secure, accessible and affordable housing is a fundamental human right and one stipulated in the United Nations Conventions on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Australian adults with disabilities experience housing disadvantage including homelessness, poor-quality housing and housing unaffordability; … More New publication by Andrew Beer
John Martin presented a paper at the 2018 ANZRSAI conference in Canberra in early December. Hosted by the Institute of Governance and Policy Analysis (IGPA), University of Canberra, in collaboration with the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Australian National University, the theme of this year’s conference was Regional Development: Policy, Research and Engagement. You can read … More ANZRSAI conference paper
Sunshine Coast council is tackling housing issues by setting innovative and sustainable strategic directions to ensure a healthy and liveable environment to 2041. Read more about the strategy here. This council has also created its own Sunshine Coast Housing Benchmark which provides a snapshot of housing provision within the Local Government Area. It will be used as … More Regional council tackles housing issues by setting innovative and sustainable strategic directions
This survey is part of an Australian Research Council Linkage Project investigating the role of local government in housing Australians in the 21st Century. It is the second report drawing on an Australia- wide survey of local governments and housing. Our first report, ‘A Report on the Local Government and Housing Linkage Project National Survey’, … More A report on the Local Government and Housing Linkage Project national survey: Sydney Metropolitan results
Abstract: ‘Super-gentrification’ triumphs: gentrification and the displacement of public housing tenants in Sydney’s inner-city This study analyses the super-gentrification of Millers Point, an inner-city area in Sydney, Australia, and the displacement of its 465 public housing tenants. Drawing on in-depth interviews with public housing tenants and homeowners, media reports and government media releases, it argues that … More New Publication by Alan Morris
Alan Morris and Catherine Davis have published an article in The Conversation discussing some of the key findings from our national survey. Read the article here.