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
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
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
A pilot program designed to assist women to find independent shared accommodation on the Sunshine Coast. See more at bettertogetherhousing.com.au
“Cathy has challenged National Party members to work with their Liberal colleagues on developing a housing strategy for rural and regional Australia that addresses real and significant problems that exist across the country.” See the full story here.
The Railway Lands project located in Mount Gambier, South Australia, and developed by the City of Mount Gambier has won the “From Plan to Place” category at the Planning Institute of Australia awards. Project PhD student Jessica Porter was instrumental in the development and preparation of the submission and our warmest congratulations go to her … More Congratulations to Jessica Porter
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.
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