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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Climate change, hot housing & health

October 15th, 2020

  • Australia
  • General
  • Media

Hot houses in hot climates can cause serious health issues. This was part of the discussion at an EcoFair in Alice Springs recently. The question was will Alice Springs region remains…

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Improved health from improved houses

June 15th, 2020

  • General
  • Media

Warm Houses in Cold Climates Healthabitat loves seeing simple and effective solutions to improving people’s health. HH says bravo to the Clean Warm House project in Peru which uses simple…

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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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Student Exhibition of Nepal studio

March 23rd, 2020

  • Media
  • Nepal
  • Sanitation Studio

An exhibition on the role of maintenance in Nepal School Toilets, this what was put on after the 2019 Sanitation Studio in Nepal by the students involved

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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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HH Speaks – Deerubbin conference 2020

March 2nd, 2020

  • Events
  • Media

Healthabitat has been asked to speak at the upcoming architecture conference Deerubbin. Organised by oz.e.tecture the theme is “Response + Ability”. A poignant theme for a first world country. When:…

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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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