INTERVIEW: NT Shelter interview Dr Simon Quilty

September 16th, 2022

  • Australia
  • Events
  • General
  • Media
  • Overcrowding
  • Research

NT Shelter interviews Dr Simon Quilty as a part of Homelessness Week 2022 (1-7 Aug). With over 20 years working in remote medicine in the NT, Dr Quilty regularly experiences…

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NEWS/DISCUSSION: ‘Cold Boxes’ affect health too

July 22nd, 2022

  • Australia
  • General
  • Media
  • Overcrowding
  • Research
  • Temperature Control

Recent radio segment discusses the negative affects of cold homes on people. Professor Emma Baker, head of the Australian Centre for Housing Research at the University of Adelaide is collecting…

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RESEARCH/RESPONSE: AHURI’S Report

March 30th, 2022

  • Australia
  • General
  • Government
  • Overcrowding
  • Research

AHURI in partnership with The Housing for Health Incubator and other collaborators released a 107 page report in November 2021, “Sustainable Indigenous housing in regional and remote Australia”. Read Time:…

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NEWS/ ADVOCACY: Remote Laundry Pilot Project Success!

March 8th, 2022

  • Australia
  • HLP2: Washing Clothes and Bedding
  • Media
  • Overcrowding

The projects’ success in reducing Scabies reminds us of the importance of ‘HLP2: Washing Clothes and Bedding’. Community members from Barunga and up to 30km’s away come to use the…

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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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Hand washing on the APY Lands

June 1st, 2020

  • Australia
  • General
  • Overcrowding

A place to wash your hands… Having a place to wash your hands with soap is vital to help reduce the spread of infectious disease such as COVID-19   ‘Soap…

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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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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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