Tag Archive for: Social Infrastructure

‘Developer Contributions: How should we pay for new local infrastructure?’

Developer contributions for local infrastructure are inconsistent, lack transparency and have broadened in scope, adding more to the cost of new homes and potentially impeding new housing supply, according to the paper.

Social Housing is the Missing Infrastructure

The government has not heeded calls from industry, community, unions and a choir of leading economists to build homes for people unable to access ownership or high market rents.

Infrastructure Roadmap

This signals a significant and important shift acknowledging the social and economic challenges and opportunities facing Australians.

The Recovery Book: What Australian governments should do now

Policy think tank the Grattan Institute have released a report, The Recovery Book: What Australian governments should do now, detailing the next steps in responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

Infrastructure Australia Audit

The national and state peak housing and homelessness organisations have come together to make a joint submission in response to the latest Infrastructure Australia Audit.

AHURI – The business case for social housing as infrastructure

This research investigated various business case frameworks for funding social housing as infrastructure, including using cost-benefit analysis (CBA) and other alternatives, in order to develop stronger analytical methodologies. Learn more here

AHURI – Research and industry experts discuss ‘Is social housing infrastructure?’

Speakers and delegates participated in a robust discussion in Melbourne Over 160 delegates heard from research and industry experts examining the question ‘Is social housing infrastructure?’ in the first edition of the newly initiated AHURI Discussion Series, held in Melbourne on Monday afternoon 11 February 2019. Learn more here