COVID-19 Update

March 19th, 2020

  • Australia
  • Government
  • Media
  • Overcrowding

Following the evolving government advice on COVID-19, HH has postponed the rollout of all Housing for Health projects for the next few months.  Trades will continue to fix critical health…

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Radio – The links between housing and health

January 20th, 2020

  • Australia
  • Media

Listen to HH Director Paul Torzillo on ABC’s RN radio program talking about the links between Housing and Health. Now the World Health Organisation has launched its guidelines for housing and health. And the link between the two is strong.

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Global guidelines for Housing and Health

March 4th, 2019

  • Australia
  • General
  • Government
  • Media
  • Overcrowding

The Housing for Health incubator recently invited and heard from David Jacobs, Chief Scientist, National Center for Healthy Housing, United States on the recently launch World Health Organization’s (WHO) Housing and health guidelines….

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Baddass Beanies for HH

August 9th, 2018

  • Australia
  • General

The lovely Bronwyn Menton behind The Bronk is currently donating $15 from the purchase of each of their beanies to Healthabitat O/S in support of our ongoing efforts to work…

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Disaster looming – the end of NPARIH

February 21st, 2018

  • Australia
  • General
  • Government
  • Media
  • Overcrowding

Minister Nigel Scullion and the Australian Government appear to be ignoring their own 2017 review into the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing (NPARIH). Rather than increasing critical funding…

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Health check on new solar systems

August 3rd, 2017

  • Australia
  • General
  • Government
  • Overcrowding

News is cropping up of solar panels being installed in Aboriginal communities all over Australia. On 24 July, the Australian reported that the Northern Territory Government has installed over 10,000…

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The Indigenous Aged Care Design Guide

July 13th, 2017

  • Australia
  • General
  • Government
  • Overcrowding

Design, specification, quality control and maintenance are key components to the successful application of Housing for Health – the guide. Borrowing from the same principles is The Indigenous Aged Care…

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The Grand Section – an odyssey

July 13th, 2017

  • Australia
  • General

What happens when two architecture students decide they need more from their architectural education than hypothetical briefs and clients of their school studios?  If you’re University of Newcastle Students Owen…

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