Housing

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Access to appropriate and well-maintained housing is a fundamental human right.

In 2008, the South Australian Government agreed to build or upgrade more than 400 houses in remote Aboriginal communities over a ten-year period, mostly on Anangu land.

The Paper Tracker monitors the delivery, maintenance and management of housing in Anangu communities. This includes staff housing.

Posts

Program 216: DPTI – APY Lands Addressing Project

This week’s Paper Tracker program includes an interview with Mr Sean Frost from the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI). He lets us know about the APY Lands Addressing Project which was set up to allocate house block numbers and identify road names for 143 roads across 13 APY communities... read on

DPTI on APY Lands Addressing Project

This week’s interview is with Mr Sean Frost from the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI). Sean lets us know about the APY Lands Addressing Project that was funded by DPTI, Housing SA, SA... read on

Program 169: Greg Moore – Nipapanha Services Part 2

This programme includes the second part of an interview with the Chief Executive Officer of Nipapanha Community, Mr Greg Moore. He talks about the future of Municipal and Essential Services... read on

Greg Moore – Nipapanha Services Part 2

This is the second part of an interview with the Chief Executive Officer of Nipapanha Community, Mr Greg Moore.   Greg talks about the different municipal and essential services that are provided in Nipapanha Community,... read on

Greg Moore on Services in Nipapanha – Part 1

This is the first part of an interview with the Chief Executive Officer of Nipapanha Community, Mr Greg Moore, which was recorded on 30 January 2015.   Greg talks about how he came to be... read on

Rent payments in APY communities

Many Anangu households owe large amounts of unpaid rent. Over the last six months, Housing SA has referred more than 60 of its tenants on the APY Lands to Centrelink for an assessment that it hopes will make it easier for people to catch up on their rent arrears and/or pay their rent on time... read on

Third interview with Housing SA

In this interview, Helen McPherson from Housing SA talks with us about the construction and management of housing in Anangu communities. This includes explaining recent changes to the way rents are calculated... read on

Housing SA corrects record on average house rent

In April, Housing SA told us that the average weekly rent for 275 houses on the APY Lands at the end of 2012 had been around $32 per property. That advice was wrong... read on

Housing policy development stalls

For two years, Housing SA has been struggling to finalise some of its policies for Anangu tenants; specifically, the ‘appeals’ and ‘family violence’ policies... read on

Collecting the rent in Anangu communities

In recent years, Housing SA has changed the way it charges and collects rent for Anangu housing. Last month, 60% of 464 ‘rent payers’ on the APY Lands and in Yalata were more than four weeks behind in their rent.... read on

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