Table of contents

  • 1 Introduction
    • Background
    • Data sources
  • 2 Indigenous housing profile
    • Policy response to housing affordability and overcrowding
    • Housing tenure
    • Geographical trends in Indigenous tenure
    • Overcrowding in Indigenous households
  • 3 Housing stress and financial assistance
    • Housing affordability and financial stress
    • Financial assistance
  • 4 Indigenous households in social housing
    • Social housing and Indigenous households
    • New housing allocations and tenure length
    • Social housing dwelling standards and tenant satisfaction
  • 5 Homelessness among Indigenous Australians
    • Types of homelessness
    • Characteristics of the homeless
    • Indigenous people in marginal housing
  • 6 Indigenous Australians seeking homelessness services
    • Specialist homelessness services
    • Number of Indigenous people who sought help
    • SHS client characteristics
    • Priority groups
    • Indigenous SHS clients by state and territory
    • SHS clients by presenting unit type
    • Why people are seeking help
    • Services needed and provided
    • Housing status of Indigenous SHS clients
    • Geographical trends in changes in SHS clients’ homelessness status
    • Indigenous clients returning for assistance in 2017–18
  • Appendix A: Data quality statements
    • A.1 Census of Population and Housing
    • A.2 Specialist Homelessness Services Collection
    • A.3 Housing assistance data collections
  • Appendix B: Data scope and quality
  • Appendix C: Technical notes
    • C.1 Census of Population and Housing
    • C.2 Specialist Homelessness Services Collection
    • C.3 Housing assistance data collections
    • C.4 Number of households receiving financial assistance
  • Appendix D: Geography methods
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Symbols
  • Glossary
  • References
  • List of tables
  • List of figures
  • Related publications