The power of a door stop

August 25th, 2020

  • Australia
  • General

Some of these pieces of equipment might not appear crucial straight off the bat but from over 30 years of documenting and fixing “health hardware” we have come to appreciate some of the more subtle aspects of the living environment.

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New Housing Model for the NT?

July 30th, 2020

  • Australia
  • Government

Positive first steps to community housing In a first for the Northern Territory the four NT land councils met and agreed this week on a new community housing model for…

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The Germ Story No.3

June 22nd, 2020

  • Australia
  • General

From the archive: a cartoon by the late Paul Pholeros done as part of the UPK work, which preceded Healthabitat but is continued by HH Director Stephi Rainow. These drawings give you a clear idea of what Healthabitat does and how the living environment can affect your health.

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Hand washing on the APY Lands

June 1st, 2020

  • Australia
  • General
  • Overcrowding

A place to wash your hands… Having a place to wash your hands with soap is vital to help reduce the spread of infectious disease such as COVID-19   ‘Soap…

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House function & COVID-19

May 25th, 2020

  • Australia
  • General
  • Media
  • Overcrowding

What does house function have to do with COVID-19? HH read this excellent article on the Conversation and this one from Croakey which advocates for improved housing to reduce the…

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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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