EVIDENCE IN ACTION
AHURI in the media
Notable AHURI media mentions from 2016
Queensland Government Media Statement
22 Dec 2016
Minister de Brenni announced that key reforms from a new ten year housing strategy will be outlined at the Homeless and housing solutions conference in Brisbane on 31 March 2017.
22 Dec 2016
AHURI researcher Associate Professor Wendy Stone writes for The Conversation on private rental tenancies. You can read the AHURI research report: Accessing and sustaining private rental tenancies.
5 Dec 2016
AHURI researcher, Edgar Liu, discusses community opposition to proposals for affordable housing development
24 Nov 2016
AHURI researchers put forward the case for greater affordable housing targets in Sydney's new urban development
7 Nov 2016
AHURI research finds that Government policy initiatives to reduce homelessness also reduce public health costs
Senator the Hon Zed Seselja, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs
19 Oct 2016
Senator Zed Seselja addresses the AHURI conference in Adelaide on October 19.
The Adelaide Advertiser
18 Oct 2016
AHURI Executive Director Dr Ian Winter discusses the plight of Australians seeking housing assistance.
The New York Times - The Opinion Pages
17 Oct 2016
AHURI researcher Peter Phibbs discusses the negative impacts of increasing house prices in Australia.
11 Oct 2016
Journalist Matt Wade discusses AHURI research into the impact of house prices on household debt and labour supply.
27 Sep 2016
AHURI Researcher Hal Pawson examines the policy options for Australia’s social housing system in relation to a recent Productivity Commission report.
The Daily Telegraph
24 Sep 2016
Jonathan Chancellor uses AHURI Research (House prices, household debt and labour supply in Australia) to discuss home ownership and household debt.
7 Sep 2016
AHURI Researchers discuss the role of housing policy in improving the life chances of Australian children.
Pro Bono Australia
2 Aug 2016
AHURI researchers Professor Paul Flatau and Dr Lisa Wood discuss their work on homelessness.
Australian Financial Review
10 Jul 2016
Robert Pradolin writes on the provision of affordable and social housing as critical infrastructure for the Australian economy.
23 Jun 2016
AHURI Researchers Steven Rowley, Amity James and Rachel Ong discuss the issue of home purchase affordability for Generation Y.
21 May 2016
AHURI researcher Prof Terry Burke discusses private rental and long term housing.
8 May 2016
AHURI Executive Director, Dr Ian Winter and AHURI researcher Prof Bill Randolph discuss housing affordability.
2 May 2016
Professor Terry Burke, from the AHURI Research Centre at Swinburne University of Technology talks with journalist Emma Reynolds on the risks of renting.
20 Apr 2016
AHURI researchers Professor Gavin Wood and Professor Rachel Ong examine the option of switching from stamp duty to a broad based land tax. The article refers to AHURI research on housing affordability dynamics, and the impacts of the Henry Review on tax reform.
15 Apr 2016
Journalist Benedict Brook discusses recent AHURI research into travel costs for low income workers.
26 Mar 2016
AHURI's Curtin Research Centre Director Steven Rowley said "Without some sort of intervention, the only way housing will become more affordable is a sustained drop in rents and prices allowing incomes to catch up".
ABC Radio National
24 Mar 2016
AHURI's UNSW Research Centre Director, Hal Pawson talks with ABC's Richard Aedy about home ownership.
8 Mar 2016
Journalist Benedict Brook cites AHURI research into affordability stress in the housing rental market.
26 Feb 2016
AHURI researcher Gavin Wood comments on the potential impacts of Australian tax reform proposals on negative gearing.
10 Feb 2016
The AHURI research project The structural drivers of homelessness in Australia 2001–11 formed the basis of this online interactive Fact File from ABC News.
25 Jan 2016
"In order to increase social housing you need to support existing tenants to exit the social housing system." Associate Professor Steven Rowley, AHURI’s Curtin Research Centre director on the need to support existing tenants to exit the social housing system.
13 Jan 2016
"A Victorian paper presented by the Australian Institute of Criminology and the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute stated that public housing populations were frequently characterised by factors 'strongly correlated' with crime and anti-social behaviour."
8 Jan 2016
"In 2009-10, objections were lodged in respect of 26 per cent of all planning permit applications across Melbourne or 37 per cent of applications which were open to objection and appeal, according to an analysis by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute."