Housing & location

Housing insecurity and housing stress can affect how families function, as well as families’ broader social and economic participation.

Publications about Housing & location

View of Sydney in cloudy weather - full frame horizontal composition - Potts Point district and other
Research summary— Dec 2017

A discussion about the factors affecting the settlement success for recently arrived humanitarian migrants.

CFCA— Feb 2017

This report explores the relationship between culture, housing and remoteness and outcomes for Indigenous children.

Commissioned report— Oct 2014

Features case studies and a service map comparing programs from New South Wales and other states.

Supporting healthy communities through sports and recreation programs
Closing the Gap— Dec 2013

Reviews the available evidence and identifies a list of principles of 'what works' and 'what doesn't work' to assist with program implementation.

Improving the accessibility of health services in urban and regional settings for Indigenous people
Closing the Gap— Dec 2013

This fact sheet reviews the evidence on what works, what doesn't, and what further research is needed.

The tyrannies of distance and disadvantage
Research Report— Nov 2013

This research report investigates whether children in regional areas experience a "tyranny of distance" or a "tyranny of disadvantage"

A snapshot of how local context affects sexual assault service provision in regional, rural and remote Australia
ACSSA Wrap— Nov 2012

Regional, rural and remote sexual assault services in Australia face unique challenges in meeting the needs of the populations they seek to support.

Life around here
Research Report— Feb 2012

This report focuses on experiences of community life and the factors that influence participation in paid work

Effective practices for service delivery coordination in Indigenous communities
Closing the Gap— Dec 2011

Explores what is known about service delivery coordination activities in regional, rural and remote areas of Australia.

Migration, labour demand, housing markets and the drought in regional Australia
Research Paper— Sep 2011

This report examines whether drought affected areas have higher rates of residential mobility out of these areas

Families in regional, rural and remote Australia
Research summary— Mar 2011

This Facts Sheet describes how the characteristics of families differ between the "city" and the "country" or "bush"