While Australia’s population growth has generally aligned with government projections there were significant population increases on the outer edges and inner-city areas of our major cities, new AHURI research has revealed.
Four years after leaving state administered out-of-home care (OHC), young people are facing soaring rates of homelessness, hospital presentations and admissions for mental health concerns or self-harm and interactions with the justice system, AHURI research has revealed.
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Infrastructure Australia has released the 2021 Australian Infrastructure Plan, which includes, for the first time, a chapter on social infrastructure, acknowledging the critical role social infrastructure—such as schools, hospitals, parks, community centres and social housing—plays in supporting the nation’s wellbeing.
Ex-prisoners with complex support needs who receive public housing have better criminal justice outcomes than comparable ex-prisoners who receive private rental assistance only, new AHURI research has revealed. The research, ‘Exiting prison with complex support needs: the role of housing assistance’, examines the housing pathways of ex-prisoners with complex support needs.