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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Whole-of-township-leases a decade on.

April 24th, 2017

  • Australia
  • General
  • Government
  • Overcrowding

Back in 2006 the Federal Government amended the Northern Territory Aboriginal Land Rights Act to allow Aboriginal Land Councils to lease their towns to the Federal Government for up to…

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Let the games begin…

August 17th, 2016

  • Australia
  • Government
  • Media
  • Overcrowding

Let the games begin… As the NT election draws near, both sides of politics have entered into a race on the construction of new houses for indigenous communities. And there…

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Making change – the power of a small team

June 25th, 2015

  • General
  • Overcrowding
  • Sanitation Studio
  • South Africa

Combine some skilled visiting plumbers, local support from Sticky Situations and the Diepsloot based WASSUP team and you have change for the better in a tough part of Johannesburg, South…

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Overcrowding measured poorly

November 26th, 2014

  • General
  • Media
  • Overcrowding

 The apparent fine grain of measuring ‘overcrowding’ used in the latest Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage report is misleading. The Home Environment section includes the following explanatory box. HOME ENVIRONMENT  Box 10.1.3…

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HH and Sticky Situations

December 3rd, 2013

  • General
  • Overcrowding
  • South Africa

Have a look at Sticky Solutions particularly the work with WASSUP.  HH is currently seeing if there are any particular issues that we can assist with in their tough, daily…

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