Project updates

A report on the Local Government and Housing Linkage Project national survey: Sydney Metropolitan results - 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
National survey results feature in Domain article - Alan Morris was recently interviewed by Tawar Razaghi resulting in the following Domain article that looks at the messages to come from the project’s national survey: Housing affordability too hard for us to fix alone, local councils say  
ALGA’s election advocacy platform - 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
The financialisation of housing and the housing crisis in Sydney - An article by Professor Alan Morris published in the Summer 2018 issue of Housing Finance International. Read the entire issue here.
Survey report cover Housing Locally: A report on the Local Government and Housing Linkage Project national survey - 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
Three Minute Thesis -   On 23 July, as part of UniSA’s Business School’s annual Research Day, the Business School 3MT Competition Final was held. Congratulations to project PhD student Laura Hodgson who won the competition with her excellent presentation about her Airbnb research. Laura then represented the Business School at the UniSA 3MT Grand Final on 23 August … More Three Minute Thesis
Andrew Beer’s presentation to the National General Assembly of Local Government - 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
Affordable Housing Local Solutions Forum - Bellingen and Nambucca Affordable Housing Action Group Researchers involved with the ARC Linkage Project ‘Local Government and Housing for Australian in the 21st Century’ were invited by the Bellingen and Nambucca Affordable Housing Action Group, to attend the Affordable Housing Local Solutions Forum. Chief Investigator John Martin and PhD Student Laura Hodgson made the journey … More Affordable Housing Local Solutions Forum
Moonee Valley Workshop - On Tuesday 1 May 2018 a workshop was held for the Local Government and Housing Linkage Project. Kindly hosted by Moonee Valley City Council, the all-day event was well attended. As well as investigators and some partner organisations, other attendees included representatives from the Victorian Government, the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) and the Australian … More Moonee Valley Workshop
New publication by Andrew Beer - 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