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13 Days and Counting: A Mutual Support Model for Young, Homeless Women in Crisis

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Green, Rosemary; Mason, Robyn; Ollerenshaw, Alison
  • Journal Name: Youth Studies Australia
  • Journal Number: Vol. 23, No. 2
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

An innovative program in rural Victoria matches young homeless women with older homeless women and provides them with a range of support services.The result is more stability in the accommodation setting, mutual benefit and satisfaction for clients, and impressive rates of permanent housing outcomes. Report Locationhttp://search.infor ....

A blueprint for action for regional Indigenous homelessness projects: safer places with new opportunities: consolidated report and strategies

  • Year: 2003
  • Author: Queensland. Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy
  • Publisher: Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy
  • Published Location: Brisbane, Qld
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

This document is a blueprint for action for regional Indigenous homelessness projects in Mt Isa, Cairns, and Townsville / Thuringowa. The blueprint details strategies to be implemented in cooperation with all stakeholders in each of the communities. Five strategic areas underpin the direction of the blueprint and will guide future ....

A spatial divide? Trends in the incomes and socioeconomic characteristics of regions between 1996 and 2001

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Lloyd, Rachel; Harding, Ann; Yap, Mandy
  • Publisher: National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling, University of Canberra
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia

This paper examines trends in income for different regions of Australia between 1996 and 2001, using census data. Most regions and states experienced strong income growth during the five years, although incomes in the capital cities remained much higher than in other areas of Australia. Sharp rises in housing costs offset part of t ....

ABS Housing and Infrastructure in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities Statistics

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: All
  • Scope: Divided by: State: All
    Region: No
    Industry: No
  • Regularity: Sporadic
  • Nature of Data (Primary/Secondary): Secondary

A summary of the results of the Community Housing and Infastructure Needs Survey, as it related to Indigenous Australians. Report Locationhttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/[email protected]/mf/4710.0 ....

ABS Housing Statistics

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: All
  • Scope: Divided by: State: All
    Region: Yes
    Industry: No
  • Regularity: Various
  • Nature of Data (Primary/Secondary): Primary

Includes dwellings, home onwership, homelessness, housing costs, housing rental etc. This resource provides a wealth of publications on regional issues, including specific report and statistics relating to housing. As a collection, these publications provide valuable information on housing in regional Australia. Report Locationhttp://www.abs ....

ABS NSW State and Regional Indicators

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: NSW

Includes data over various years on work, environment, education and training, housing, economic activity, crime and justice, health, family and community. Report Locationhttp://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/[email protected]/Lookup/1338.1Main+Features1Dec%202010?OpenDocument ....

ABS Tasmanian State and Regional Indicators

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Tas

Includes data over various years on labour, economic activity, industry, population, family and community, household economic resources, education, housing, transport, crime and justice, health, and the environment. Report Locationhttp://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/[email protected]/Lookup/1307.6Main+Features1Dec%202010?OpenDocument ....

Accounting for housing costs in regional income comparisons

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Siminski, Peter; Saunders, Peter
  • Publisher: Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales
  • Published Location: Sydney, NSW
  • ISBN: 0733421598
  • Country: Australia

This paper discusses a series of methodological issues that arise when assessing regional differences in the propensity of households to be relatively poor, focusing specifically on whether it is better to base such comparisons on measures of income that are defined before or after deducting housing costs. It is argued on conceptua ....

Affordable housing and regional growth: a challenge for planners and policy makers

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Howe, Brian; Jope, Sally
  • Journal Name: Brotherhood Comment
  • Journal Number: 12
  • Country: Australia

The following issues in regional housing markets are discussed in this article: changed demand for housing; housing market response; and impact on low income households. Report Locationhttp://www.bsl.org.au/pdfs/commentnov05.pdf ....

Affordable Housing: What Role for Local Government?

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Tiley, Ian; Hil, Richard
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 16, No. 2
  • Country: Australia

Housing affordability is a pressing social issue for many Australians with public housing stocks not coping with demand in recent years. Local government has a genuine capacity through partnerships with the other spheres of government as well as with private sector community housing and property developer interests, to playa key ro ....

Central Victoria Solar City Annual Report 2010-11

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Central Victoria Solar City
  • Publisher: Central Victoria Solar City
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

In the 2010/11 Financial Year, Central Victoria Solar City (CVSC) engaged over 2,000 households in our region in energy saving activities. We delivered 1780 Home Energy Assessments, engaged 810 participants in a retrofit package, 528 participants in residential solar PV and 242 participants in solar hot water. This financial year, Central Victori ....

Challenges of living on the urban fringe: The Yarra ranges perspective

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Pulling, Katie
  • Journal Name: Parity
  • Journal Number: Vol. 18, No. 6
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

Young people living in the Shire of Yarra Ranges experience many of the issues faced by young people across Victoria. However, for young people living on the urban fringe these issues are compounded by environmental and social factors unique to these areas. As a result of many factors impacting on young people living in the urban f ....

Considering the right to have a house on rural allotments

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Anstey, Geoff
  • Journal Name: Australian Planner
  • Journal Number: Vol.43, No.2
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

In parts of Australia and the United States, the almost universal right to have a house on rural allotments has resulted in rural living settlement in areas zoned for agriculture. Such 'unplanned' rural living has a range of potential adverse impacts, including loss of agricultural production and land use conflicts. In Queensland in particular, ....

EXPECTING A BOOMTOWN? EXPLORING POTENTIAL HOUSING - RELATED IMPACTS OF LARGE SCALE RESOURCE DEVELOPMENTS IN DARWIN

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Ennis, Gretchen; Finlayson, Mary; Speering, Glen
  • Journal Name: Human Geographies
  • Journal Number: 7.1
  • Publisher: Bucharest University
  • Published Location: Bucharest, Romania
  • ISBN: 18436587
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Darwin

Darwin is a city in the Northern Territory of Australia expecting a 'boomtown' scenario due to significant natural resource developments in the Greater Darwin area. The experience of 'booming' has a range of impacts upon communities. Housing is a key area of impact, particularly for the most vulnerable members of a population, who may not reap th ....

Fiscal Policy and Mobility: The Impact of Multiple Residences on the Provision of Place-based Service Funding

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: McKenzie, Fiona; Martin, John; Paris, Chris
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 14, No. 1
  • Country: Australia

The propensity for Australians to move about more often and over greater distances as part of their employment, recreation and social life presents challenges for governments in the design and management of equitable fiscal policy to fund infrastructure, education, health and welfare and other services traditionally predicated on p ....

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