Media: stories, clips and articles


A shamed nation turns a blind eye  

by Elizabeth Farrelly, the Sydney Morning Herald, November 16, 2009

Addressing the Environmental Determinants of Health 

Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute

Breathing Life

by Beth Quinlivan for Radius, March 2010

Plumbing the depths of simple home repair

by Sue Williams from The Australian August 28, 2010 12:00AM

Home Improvement: Indigenous Housing

by Victoria Laurie for The Monthly, June 2011

Humanitarian: Solomon Islands, East Timor, India, Thailand, Papua New Guinea, Nepal, Liberia

Peter Johns, Architecture Australia 2010

Indigenous design paradigms; working with and against indigenous design paradigms

by Carroll Go-Sam for Architecture Australia; September October 2008

Interview- Healthabitat's Paul Pholeros

by Maitiú Ward for the Australian Design Review, 3 October 2011

Healthabitat wins World Habitat Award

The Australian Design Review, 3 October 2011

Healthabitat: Improving health through housing repair

by Paul Pholeros for Architecture Bulletin Sept-Oct 2011


Fixing houses for better health in remote communities

Tess McPeake and Paul Pholeros, Australian Social Policy 2006. This report was published by the former Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaCSIA).

The state of health hardware in Aboriginal communities in rural and remote Australia

by Paul J Torzillo, Australian New Zealand Journal of Public Health 32:7-11, February 2008

This Is Not a Pipe: The Treacheries of Indigenous Housing

Tess Lea and Paul Pholeros, Public Culture 2010; 22: pp187-209 Duke University Press: Photo-Essay

Housing for Health in Indigenous Australia: Driving Change when research and Policy are Part of the Problem

Tess Lea, Human Organization, Vol. 67, No. 1, 2008

No survey without service - Tips for Solution Based Advocacy

Al Etmanski blog, posted 09/23/2010

Occasional Paper No. 14; an evaluation of the Fixing Houses for Better Health (FHBH) Projects 2, 3 and 4

published by the former Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaCSIA), 2009


Indigenous Australians housing money squandered  | click for audio  or transcript

ABC Radio Australia, updated Fri Jul 24, 2009 8:29am AEST

Indigenous housing: myths and realities 

ABC Radio National; Late Night Live with Philip Adams, January 2010

Indigenous health: It's not bleeding hearts, just the bleeding obvious

ABC Radio National: Big Ideas presented by Norman Swan, 21 August 2011


Fixing Indigenous Housing

Insight with Jenny Brockie, SBS Television; November 2009

Talking Stick: Housing

Message Stick, ABC TV, Sunday 28 February 2010,1:30pm ABC1


Housing for Health; NSW Dept. Health

Fixing Houses for Better Health; Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

TEDx Sydney - Paul Pholeros

Our Generation official trailer