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Department of Families Housing Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Australian Government Department of Families Housing Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
The National Indigenous housing guide is a practical resource to support the planning and development of Indigenous housing in terms of design, construction and maintenance for remote communities.
The resource is divided into four parts including:
It is useful for builders, trades people, housing workers, council members, architects, project managers, or government officials working in Indigenous affairs and housing.
The guide was developed by the Australian Government in partnership with communities, housing design consultants, builders, architects and health workers. It is supported by research and meets Australian building standards.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract
Department of Social Services
Tuggeranong Office Park
Soward Way (cnr Athllon Drive)
Greenway ACT 2900
GPO Box 9820
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: 1300 653 227
The Fixing Houses for Better Health Projects concentrate on improving houses and household living conditions in rural and remote Indigenous communities.
The Yard Improvement Project aims to develop a house yard area kit and help reduce the effects of overcrowding in Indigenous homes.