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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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 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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