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Closing the Gap: 10 Years of Housing for Health in NSW

Summary

Since it began in 1997, the NSW Housing for Health program has upgraded more than 2200 houses and fixed nearly 52,000 items.

This landmark report provides evidences that the population exposed to the Housing for Health program were 40% less likely to be hospitalised with infectious diseases compared to the rest of the rural NSW Aboriginal population.

It also details the significant and sustained improvements to housing infrastructure brought about by the program.

File link: Closing the Gap: 10 Years of Housing for Health in NSW
File size: 506Kb
Type: Report
Date of Publication: 01 February 2010
Author Branch: Environmental Health
SHPN: 090090
ISBN: 9781741873450

Closing the Gap: 10 Years of Housing for Health in NSW

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This web page and associated publication are managed and authorised by Environmental Health of Centre for Health Protection of the NSW Department of Health. Last updated: 23 February, 2010