Following on from the Local Government and Housing project’s research, ALGA now has an advocacy position on housing and homelessness and this is detailed in their recently released election document entitled All politics is local. ALGA’s 12 Federal Election Initiatives are: Initiative 1: Repair federal funding to local government Initiative 2: Realise the productive potential … More ALGA’s election advocacy platform
An article by Professor Alan Morris published in the Summer 2018 issue of Housing Finance International. Read the entire issue here.
Local Government and Housing in Australia for the 21st Century ARC Linkage Project investigators are pleased to release this substantial report which presents the outcomes of an online survey of local governments across Australia into their attitudes, programs, policies and actions with respect to housing. The survey was undertaken as part of the three-year project … More Housing Locally: A report on the Local Government and Housing Linkage Project national survey
On 23 July, as part of UniSA’s Business School’s annual Research Day, the Business School 3MT Competition Final was held. Congratulations to project PhD student Laura Hodgson who won the competition with her excellent presentation about her Airbnb research. Laura then represented the Business School at the UniSA 3MT Grand Final on 23 August … More Three Minute Thesis
Presentation to the Rural Women’s Homelessness Roundtable by Prof Andrew Beer. Available here
‘This Discussion Paper is a step in the journey of developing new housing strategies and outlines 42 Initiatives grouped into 9 key areas that Councils might consider as ways to facilitate affordable housing supply locally.’ The Discussion Paper is available here.
Andrew Beer’s presentation to the National General Assembly (NGA) of Local Government, National Convention Centre, Canberra, on 19 June 2018. Local Government and Housing in Australia: Delivering for Local Communities
Bellingen and Nambucca Affordable Housing Action Group Researchers involved with the ARC Linkage Project ‘Local Government and Housing for Australian in the 21st Century’ were invited by the Bellingen and Nambucca Affordable Housing Action Group, to attend the Affordable Housing Local Solutions Forum. Chief Investigator John Martin and PhD Student Laura Hodgson made the journey … More Affordable Housing Local Solutions Forum
See the full article on The Conversation.
In a bid to quell community anger about overcrowding, all Sydney councils can now ask to be exempt from new building codes that make it easier for homes to be subdivided. See full story here