News: housing research

New Member Welcome: Dr. Amy Clair

The Centre is pleased to welcome Dr. Amy Clair, who joins us as a Postdoctoral Fellow from the University of Essex. Amy will be working on the NHMRC Healthy Housing Capturing Complexity scheme during her time with us. Amy has a PhD in Social Policy, and works on housing, health, and child well-being. Amy is an amazing addition to our team here at the ACHR, and we're excited to have her with us (albeit virtually for now).

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ACHR in the Media: The Housing Affordability Jigsaw

Aerial view of a neighbourhood

Centre Director Emma Baker was featured on the 7.30 Report on Monday night as part of Alan Kohler's special investigation into housing affordability in Australia. Both the broadcast and accompanying article are available to watch and read via the ABC.

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CHP Seminar - Prof Rebecca Bentley & Prof Emma Baker

Healthyy Housing Seminar Flyer

Join us on Zoom at 10.30am (ACDT) on Monday 18 October to hear ACHR members Professor Rebecca Bentley and Professor Emma Baker talk about the ways the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence for Healthy Housing is undertaking research to drive the national agenda around healthy housing.

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ACHR in the Media: Alan Kohler: Housing needs a major reset, free from politics

Professor Baker et al.'s recent submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Housing Affordability and Supply in Australia has been highlighted in Alan Kohler's recent article about Australian housing affordability.

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Submission to Inquiry into Housing Affordability and Supply in Australia

Centre members Professor Emma Baker, Professor Rebecca Bentley, and Professor Chris Leishman recently put forward a submission for the Parliamentary Inquiry into housing affordability and supply in Australia, along with Professor Andrew Beer, Professor Rachel Ong ViforJ, and Professor Robyn Dowling. The Inquiry is being headed by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue, and will report on the contribution of tax and regulation on housing affordability and supply in Australia.

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The Australian Centre for Housing Research

ACHR

The  Australian Centre for Housing Research (ACHR) headed by Professor Emma Baker will be formally launched in November 2021. The Centre represents an amazing opportunity for researchers across many different disciplines within the University to discuss, collaborate and showcase housing and urban research. If you are interested in joining or being a friend of the Centre, please register your interest by contacting Dr. Lyrian Daniel (lyrian.daniel@adelaide.edu.au) for an online Information Session on Tuesday 5 October 11am-11:30am.

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Wintertime Warmth

Lyrian Daniel, Emma Baker and Rehnuma Parveen, are undertaking a project to investigate temperature conditions in homes in winter. If you would like to be part of the study or have any further questions, please contact Rehnuma Parveen: 08 8313 3499 or rehnuma.parveen@adelaide.edu.au.

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AHURI Webinar: Housing key workers in Australian Cities

The events of 2020, particularly the COVID-19 pandemic, have highlighted the vital role many workers play in the functioning of cities and their resilience in times of crisis. New AHURI research has found that many essential workers are struggling to access housing in Australia’s most expensive cities - Sydney and Melbourne.

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