A new publication from Tom Barnes. Available here. Precarious work research has increasingly understood that precarity is not limited to poor job quality. However, this idea has received insufficient attention among older workers whose careers have been erased by retrenchment. The sense in which retrenched workers’ lives are co-determined by the residual effects of previous … More Pathways to precarity: Work, financial insecurity and wage dependency among Australia’s retrenched auto workers
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.
Mount Gambier based project PhD student Jessica Porter was interviewed for The Border Watch newspaper (9 July 2019, page 7). Click here to read the article!
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