Advocacy – Building Better Homes

February 22nd, 2021

  • Australia
  • Government

Improving house function is key to improving health. These improvements are only useful if you can actually use the house. A campaign is underway at the moment called “Building Better…

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Report – Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage

January 25th, 2021

  • Australia
  • Government
  • Media

The Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage 2020 report was released in December by the productivity commission. The report measures the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people against 52 indicators across…

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Report – Housing for health, 20 years on…

December 14th, 2020

  • Australia
  • General
  • Government
  • Overcrowding

A peer-reviewed paper has been published looking at 20 years of Housing for Health projects in NSW. Titled: Prioritising Housing Maintenance to Improve Health in Indigenous Communities in NSW over…

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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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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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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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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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An evening with Healthabitat

August 5th, 2017

  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • Ethiopia
  • General
  • Government
  • Nepal
  • South Africa

There are many reasons why we continue to work in tough places to improve housing and health. What we do is guided by core principles of which prioritise health, many…

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