Housing and health in Indigenous communities

Key issues for housing and health improvement in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

Ross Stewart Bailie, K Wayte

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    Abstract

    Indigenous people living in remote communities face some particular difficulties with regard to housing and its impact on their health. This paper reviews the contemporary international understanding of the relationship between housing and health, the history of settlement and housing conditions in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, and some of the recent initiatives to improve housing in these communities. � 2006 The Authors; Journal Compilation � 2006 National Rural Health Alliance Inc.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)178-183
    Number of pages6
    JournalAustralian Journal of Rural Health
    Volume14
    Issue number5
    Publication statusPublished - 2006

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    Housing and health in Indigenous communities : Key issues for housing and health improvement in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. / Bailie, Ross Stewart; Wayte, K.

    In: Australian Journal of Rural Health, Vol. 14, No. 5, 2006, p. 178-183.

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