Aims:
  • This project aims to explore relationships between Indigenous housing procurement and the broader social and economic objectives of Indigenous communities.
  • It will contribute to an understanding of the potential longer-term economic social, environmental, health and cultural outcomes of current housing policies and programs.

Remote Indigenous Housing Procurement and Past-Occupancy Outcomes

This research proposes to make a comparative study of differing housing procurement approaches and their related outcomes that have been carried out in a number of selected remote communities in Aboriginal Australia during the mid-1990s to mid-2000s. Aboriginal housing procurement is the establishment of housing purposefully built to specific social and cultural capitals that extend beyond the physical construction of houses. This project sought to add to the growing body of knowledge on housing procurement processes within Australian Indigenous communities with the additional potential of educating key stakeholders (e.g. government and [contracting companies) within the procurement process.

Project Value: 
$213 909.00
Funding: 
AHURI
Partners: 
AHURI
Date: 
2009 to 2012
Time status: 
Complete
Contact: 
Professor Paul Memmott (p.memmott@uq.edu.au)
Aims:
  • This project aims to explore relationships between Indigenous housing procurement and the broader social and economic objectives of Indigenous communities.
  • It will contribute to an understanding of the potential longer-term economic social, environmental, health and cultural outcomes of current housing policies and programs.
Publications and Reports: 

Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (2012) Building New Housing in Remote Indigenous Communities, AHURI Research & Policy Bulletin, Issue 152. Melbourne: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute.

Davidson, J., Memmott, P., Go-Sam, C. & Grant, E. (2010) Remote Indigenous Housing Procurement – A Comparative Study, Final Report No. 167. Melbourne: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute.

Davidson, J., Go-Sam, C. & Memmott, P. (2010) Remote Indigenous Housing Procurement and Post-Occupancy Outcomes: A Comparative Study. AHURI Positioning Paper No. 129. Melbourne: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute.

Type: 
Qualitative
Comparative
Keywords: 
Housing
Wellbeing
Indigenous equity
Number: 
ISSRA0073