Alan Morris has published an article in The Conversation discussing the challenges facing the City of Sydney in their endeavour to increase the supply of affordable housing. Read the article here.
A paper on place leadership by Andrew Beer and a group of his international colleagues has just been published in the Regional Studies journal. Place leadership is a growing field of research with particular implications for local governments. There may be scope to use vignettes as part of the Local Government and Housing project. Place … More New publication by Andrew Beer
Demographic trends and changing housing systems in Northern Ireland Abstract: This paper explores the dynamic interrelationship between demographic change and housing systems and the implications for assessing future housing need, including a review of the literature on demography and housing and a case study of Northern Ireland. The main research method is historical analysis of … More Partner Investigator Chris Paris has just had a paper published in Housing Studies
Econometrician Dr Laurence Lester spent some time with Andrew Beer’s two PhD students on March 20 and 21. Over two interesting sessions, Laura and Jessica learnt about aspects of statistics in preparation for the data collection and analysis phases of their research. They were pleased to be able to add some new words to their … More The project’s South Australian PhD students come to grips with stats
Abstract: The financialisation of housing and the housing affordability crisis in Sydney Over the last decade house prices in Sydney have soared and it is now one of the most expensive housing markets globally. In mid-2017 the median price for a detached home reached $AU1.18 million (about $$US900,000). This paper, drawing on documents and existing … More The following paper will be presented by Alan Morris at the XIX International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology in Toronto in July
Do you have an interest in creating better neighbourhoods, ageing well, or contributing to local communities? Do you have creative ideas or innovative solutions you would like to turn into reality? Office for the Ageing and The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI) are running the Creating Good Neighbourhoods Innovation in Ageing Challenge, focused on … More South Australia: Creating Better Neighbourhoods Innovation in Ageing Challenge
Infrastructure Australia has launched a new paper in its Australia Reform series, Future Cities: Planning for our growing population. The report can be viewed here.
Andrew Beer is pleased to announce that Laura Hodgson (pictured here on the left with the project’s other PhD students) has had her candidature confirmed. Laura’s research is entitled The impact of Airbnb on housing markets in New South Wales. Congratulations, Laura!
The Local Government and Housing national survey has now closed. Thank you to those who participated. Given that Australia has 537 councils, the 252 responses received was an extremely pleasing outcome. In fact it exceeded the team’s expectations. While a small percentage of those responses may be incomplete, it will still become a significant database … More Local Government and Housing National Survey Closed
By Jessica Porter The 2017 State of Australian Cities (SOAC) PhD Symposium was an event organised by the Australasian Early Career Urban Research Network (AECURN) and held as a precursor to the SOAC biennial conference. There was a diverse range of urban researchers in attendance, from a range of disciplines and covering a range of … More 2017 State of Australian Cities PhD Symposium