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brief 17th July 2024 in brief

What does ‘Housing as a human right’ mean in Australia?

‘Housing as a human right’ has been debated in Australia for a number of decades. Through the 2009 National Human Rights Consultation Australians identified housing as one of their most important rights. This is because housing provides the basis for stability and security in many social, cultural, and economic aspects of individual and family life.

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