A discussion about the factors affecting the settlement success for recently arrived humanitarian migrants.
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This resource sheet examines the links between housing quality and health outcomes and the mechanisms by which housing influences health outcomes.
In this paper we present national estimates of the association between the housing circumstances of young Australian families and the developmental outcomes of children aged between 4 and 9 years old using the third wave of the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC). We find large differences in measures of both receptive vocabulary and emotional and behavioural problems according to the housing tenure of childrens families with children in public housing displaying the worst outcomes.
Investigates issues relating to evaluating whole-of-community initiatives.
This report examines whether drought affected areas have higher rates of residential mobility out of these areas
This Wrap considers the needs of victim/survivors of sexual assault who are also experiencing homelessness
Explores the relationship between housing affordability, housing stress, and mental health and wellbeing.
This article reports on research carried out with children who had experienced homelessness in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), which involved taking a comprehensive and innovative qualitative methodology for engaging the children in the project. This article discusses what ‘homelessness’ means to children who have accompanied their parents during periods of homelessness. Although problematic, children reported that during periods of homelessness they felt connected and supported by their families and that their parents mitigated some of its negative affects.
This paper explores empirically how the change to a risk society might be manifest in family life courses and, more particularly, housing careers.
Recognition of the multiple advantages of home ownership to families, governments and society at large has in effect constructed a social contract with individual savings for home ownership being rewarded by favourable tax and pension treatments. In the context of the International Year of Older Persons, this article discusses the importance of home ownership to older Australians and, in the light of the prevailing fall in home ownership rates and an end to explicit policy support for home ownership, it examines some of the implications for the future.