Hope I die before I get old: state of play for housing liveability in Australia

This academic paper and presentation was made at the 2011 State of Australian Cities Conference (SOAC) in 2011 by Jane Bringolf. It raises the issues of housing an ageing population in a context of industry considering retirement villages and aged care are the places to put older people.  However, the majority of people will age in their current home – a home that is not suitably designed for this purpose.  However, some 150,000 new homes are built each year – still to the same old cookie cutter method – and there is no sign of change even in 2015.

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