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
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
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
Abstract: ‘Super-gentrification’ triumphs: gentrification and the displacement of public housing tenants in Sydney’s inner-city This study analyses the super-gentrification of Millers Point, an inner-city area in Sydney, Australia, and the displacement of its 465 public housing tenants. Drawing on in-depth interviews with public housing tenants and homeowners, media reports and government media releases, it argues that … More New Publication by Alan Morris
Alan Morris and Catherine Davis have published an article in The Conversation discussing some of the key findings from our national survey. Read the article here.
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
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