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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Remote Indigenous housing program

 

Overview

This program comes under the umbrella of the National Indigenous reform agreement healthy homes building block, part of the Closing the gap strategy agreed by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) in 2009.

The Australian Government has committed $5.5 billion over ten years to 2018 to address the following issues:

The funding for the program is covered by the National partnership agreement on remote Indigenous housing.

This funding has been made available to all states and territories to construct new homes, refurbish existing homes and provide employment and training opportunities. In addition, structural reforms will be established for tenant arrangements for new housing.

Contacts

Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Tuggeranong Office Park
Soward Way (cnr Athllon Drive)
Greenway ACT 2900
PO Box 7576
Canberra Business Centre
ACT 2610
Ph: 1300 653 227
Email: fahcsiafeedback@fahcsia.gov.au

Related publications

National partnership agreement on remote Indigenous housing - [variation] (2010)

Council of Australian Governments

The National partnership agreement on remote Indigenous housing is an agreement between the Commonwealth of Australia and all Australian States and Territories. The purpose of the Agreement is to develop a strategy to improve the poor standard of housing in remote Australia and address the high levels of overcrowding and homelessness in remote Indigenous communities.

This document details the following information relating to the Agreement:

The factsheet provides a summary of the remote Indigenous housing National Partnership Agreement including the content, impact and benefits of the Partnership.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Department of Families Housing Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (2010)

Remote Indigenous housing program municipal and essential services guidelines 2009-2012.

Canberra: Australian Government

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Last updated: 1 November 2013
 
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