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Hugh Stretton Oration 2024

Professor Emma Baker

Danielle Wood, Chair of the Productivity Commission explores the topic of Inequality in Australia and discusses "what role does government policy play?". Danielle presented her insights into economic inequality, how it has changed over time and explored the factors that contribute to how different groups are faring and whether governments can and should do more. This was followed by an in-depth conversation with Professor Emma Baker: Professor of Housing and Research, University of Adelaide and Professor Fran Baum: Director Stretton Health Equity, University of Adelaide. 

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'What works' to sustain Indigenous tenancies - Report Publication

Congratulations to centre researchers Megan Moskos, Linda Isherwood, and Emma Baker for the publication of their AHURI Final Report 'What works' to sustain Indigenous tenancies in Australia, written in collaboration with Professor Michael Dockery and Dr Ngoc Thien Anh Pham.

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Exploring the well-being of renters during the COVID-19 pandemic

New research by ACHR director Emma Baker and friends Dr. David Oswald and Dr. Trivess Moore exploring the well-being of renters during the COVID-19 pandemic has been published open-access in International Journal of Housing Policy. Read the full article here.

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Research and Innovation Feature: Australian Rental Housing Conditions Dataset

Our ARC-funded project on Australian Rental Housing Conditions has been featured on the University of Adelaide Research and Innovation news page.

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ACHR in the Media: SA Your Way

Congratulations to ACHR member Lyrian Daniel, who has been featured as a guide on SA Your Way. This feature reflects Lyrian's lifelong experience of living in South Australia, as well as her recognition and engagement with the broader Adelaide and South Australian communities. You can read Lyrian's feature here.

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Scientific Data Paper Success

Less than a week after our An Australian rental housing conditions research infrastructure paper was published in Nature Scientific Data, it has already been accessed 366 times. The paper also has a current Altmetrics score of 373, placing it in the top 5% of research outputs on the site. Our article has been picked up by several (46) news outlets, including SBS News, 7 News, and the West Australian. If you've missed the paper, or want to reread it, you can access it here.

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AHURI Inquiry Success Inquiry into population growth in Australia's smaller cities

The ACHR team will join Professor Andrew Beer (UniSA) on the AHURI Inquiry into population growth in Australia's smaller cities. The project will investigate what policies and programs are needed to grow Australia’s second-tier cities.

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As the Aussie home ownership dream fades – it’s time to lift our game for renters

Funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC) and the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), a research team led by Professor Baker has delivered Australia’s first and largest Rental Housing Conditions Dataset. The research, An Australian rental housing conditions research infrastructure , published today in Nature Scientific Data, has been conducted in partnership with colleagues from UniSA, the University of Melbourne, Curtin University, UTS, Swinburne University of Technology, and Torrens University Australia.

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New Member Welcome: Cynthia Isley

Dr Cynthia Isley joins us as Postdoctoral Research Fellow in 2022 on the NHMRC-funded project Evidence for action on cold, damp and mould in Australian homes.

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ARC LIEF Success for ACHR Researchers

Starting 2022 with some brilliant news, our researchers (led by Professor Emma Baker) have been awarded an ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) grant for their project "The Australian Rental Monitor: A Data Infrastructure". Funded until December 2024, the project will provide researchers and policy stakeholders with the essential data infrastructure on Australia’s rental housing conditions that they urgently require - a publicly accessible multi year data resource to monitor housing quality, conditions, and population in the Australian rental sector.

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