Update – Sago Network pt.1

December 28th, 2020

  • General
  • Papa New Guinea

Sago Network is a not-for-profit multi-diciplinary team… …consisting of architects and community development professionals who have been collaborated with Healthabitat over many years in a sustained commitment to improve village-level…

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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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NT Government – Solutions to Overcrowding

November 29th, 2020

  • Australia

In many remote communities, overcrowding is a Big Issue. This can lead to increased spread of infectious disease. The Northern Territory Government has now committed to 10 years of funding…Good start!

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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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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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CPC update – “This is the first time a promise has been kept”

July 20th, 2020

  • Community Plumbing Challenge
  • USA

Update on the latest CPC at Navajo Mountain, USA. Healthabitat and long term partners IAPMO have officially wrapped up, the CPC (Community Plumbing Challenge): Navajo Mountain in Arizona. This saw plumbers and other trades invited into tough places not just to write reports but to actually get their hands dirty and improve the living environment in tough situations.

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The Anganwadi Project: A Ripple Effect

July 6th, 2020

  • General

Emma Leckie and Ellie Gutman on designing with communtiy. HH has long been a supporter of the Anganwadi Project. Two of the participants have written about their experience in India,…

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