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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The 2017 Federal budget – a better way?

June 5th, 2017

  • Australia
  • General
  • Government
  • Media
  • Overcrowding

On 9 May, the Treasurer Scott Morrison put the 2017 budget to the Australian Parliament and said that it would “guarantee the essentials that Australians rely on” and would deliver…

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Whole-of-township-leases a decade on.

April 24th, 2017

  • Australia
  • General
  • Government
  • Overcrowding

Back in 2006 the Federal Government amended the Northern Territory Aboriginal Land Rights Act to allow Aboriginal Land Councils to lease their towns to the Federal Government for up to…

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No small challenge

August 17th, 2016

  • Australia
  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • South Africa

Healthabitat was proud to again be involved with the IAPMO Community Plumbing Challenge, July 2016 in Diepsloot, Johannesburg, South Africa. Coming off the success of Singapore 2014 and India 2015,…

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Let the games begin…

August 17th, 2016

  • Australia
  • Government
  • Media
  • Overcrowding

Let the games begin… As the NT election draws near, both sides of politics have entered into a race on the construction of new houses for indigenous communities. And there…

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Good ideas flow on like water

December 2nd, 2015

  • Australia
  • General
  • Media

Back in October 2014, the Walgett Aboriginal Medical Service (NSW), led by the Dental Program, made the bold move of providing chilled water to the local school kids. Providing a…

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