Project updates

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
Murray Bridge Workshop -   Researchers working on the Local Government and Housing ARC Linkage Project met with some of the project’s partner organisations at Murray Bridge on 9 November 2017. Hosted by the Rural City of Murray Bridge, and led by Emeritus Professor John Martin, the meeting had representatives from four South Australian councils along with researchers and … More Murray Bridge Workshop
The City of Sydney’s approach to the supply of affordable housing - This paper is one of a series of documents produced by the research team as we progress through our program of work. This paper investigates the strategies used by the City of Sydney to increase affordable housing and whether they can be replicated in other council areas. Download the report.  
Project Investigator Prof. Chris Paris at AHURI Conference - Project Investigator Emeritus Professor Chris Paris will be facilitating the Locally made: affordable housing and local government session at AHURI’s National Housing Conference in Sydney in late 2017. More information can be found here.
RSA Conference Presentations - Project PhD students Jessica Porter and Laura Hodgson presented at the recent RSA conference in Sydney. Their presentations are available below. … More RSA Conference Presentations
March 2017 PhD Presentations - Project PhD students Laura Hodgson, Jessica Porter and Lenka Thompson presented their work at the March 2017 Project workshop at the Sunshine Coast. Their presentations are available below. Laura Hodgson: Airbnb Regulation Sunshine Coast Presentation Jessica Porter: Land Use Policies and the Supply of Affordable Housing in Rural and Regional Australia Lenka Thompson: Local Government … More March 2017 PhD Presentations
Project workshop, March 2017 - On Friday 31 March, a workshop was held at Twin Waters Resort on the Sunshine Coast for Andrew Beer's ARC Linkage Project: Local Government and Housing in Australia for the 21st Century … More Project workshop, March 2017
Australasian Housing Researchers Conference, 15-17 February 2017, RMIT University Melbourne - The 10th Australasian Housing Researchers Conference was held at RMIT in the Melbourne CBD. It was a great opportunity to meet other researchers and bounce around a few ideas about my proposed research; and to meet Lenka Thompson and Professor Alan Morris. … More Australasian Housing Researchers Conference, 15-17 February 2017, RMIT University Melbourne
Congratulations to PhD Student Laura Hodgson - Laura has been awarded a bursary to attend a conference on Fragmented Regional Worlds. Hosted by the Regional Studies Association, the conference will be held in Sydney in July. More information can be found here.