Local Government and Housing National Survey Closed

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

2017 State of Australian Cities PhD Symposium

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

Laura Hodgson Awarded an AHURI Scholarship

The project team are delighted to announce that UniSA-based PhD student Laura Hodgson has been awarded an Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) PhD Top-up Scholarship. This award is in the form of $7,000 per annum for three years which will no doubt assist Laura with her research on Airbnb. Well done and congratulations, … More Laura Hodgson Awarded an AHURI Scholarship

Woollahra Council Affordable Housing Report

Affordable housing is a big issue for many city councils, especially those in Sydney. Woollahra Municipal Council, which has some of the highest land values in the nation, recently prepared a Briefing paper on potential measures to facilitate affordable Housing in the Woollahra LGA. The report notes that the Greater Sydney housing market is recognised … More Woollahra Council Affordable Housing Report