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Other Related Sources of Housing Information


Related data collections

Housing assistance information is available in a variety of reports, bulletins and working papers published by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) (see Housing assistance publications page).

Government Reports

Council of Australian Governments (COAG) National Agreement

National Affordable Housing Agreement (NAHA). The Commonwealth and the States have committed to the objective that all Australians have access to affordable, safe and sustainable housing which will assist them to participate in the labour force and more broadly in the community. The COAG Reform Council also publishes reports assessing Australia's progress on housing affordability under the National Affordable Housing Agreement.

Productivity Commission Reports

Report on Government Services (ROGS). This report is to provide information on the effectiveness and efficiency of government services in Australia and is released annually. It contains specific chapters on the housing and homelessness services sector.

Other related websites

Australian Government sites

Australian Institute of Family Studies

Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Department of Health and Ageing

Department of Human Services

Productivity Commission

Reserve Bank of Australia

The Treasury

Non-Government sites

Australian Council of Social Services

Australian Policy Online

Housing Industry Association

Real Estate Institute of Australia

Research centre sites

Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute

Melbourne Institute

National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling, University of Canberra

Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales

International sites

International Monetary Fund

Luxembourg Income Study

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

United Nations Statistics Division

World Bank


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders




Family and Community Statistics


House Prices

National Accounts

Personal, Family and Household Finances

Social Capital

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