Managing Remote Indigenous Communities: a CHL Story

June 26, 2017 0

Fifty-five-year-old Patrick Hawkins* lives in a remote Aboriginal community in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Until 2014, when the community managed the houses, he stayed with his sister and father. The house was […]


Home for Carers

June 25, 2017 0

Carrie Cox tells us about a Western Australian first that is keeping Indigenous families together. A unique pilot program that finds private rental properties for foster carers in need of larger homes is proving to be […]

Career in Housing

A Career in Housing: Phil Fagan-Schmidt

June 20, 2017 0

Phil Fagan-Schmidt is Executive Director of Housing SA but did you realise he knows a thing or two about grapes? HousingWORKS uncovers his career trajectory and finds out, like a fine wine, Phil only gets […]


Keynote Address: Aboriginal Housing Masterclass

June 17, 2017 0

On Tuesday 16th May, NSW Aboriginal Housing Office (AHO) and Australasian Housing Institute (AHI) held an Aboriginal Housing Masterclass for sector professionals. Danielle Donegan – Assistant Secretary, Housing Policy, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet – commenced […]


More Tales from a Camp in Transition: llpeye-Ilpeye

June 11, 2017 0

In June 2013, the then Federal Indigenous Minister announced the ‘Ilpeye-Ilpeye Landmark Agreement’ (Agreement) arrangements as an undertaking to allow Ilpeye-Ilpeye town camp to ‘unlock’ the benefits and maximise the potential of their land (Macklin, […]