Category Archives: Blog

Housing Vulnerability Under Pandemic Conditions

The Victorian Government recently announced a rental relief package to support tenants who are “experiencing rental hardship due to COVID-19” (Department of Health and Human Services, 2020). Eligible renters who are unable to afford rent, can access a one-off payment of up to $2000, with the aim of avoiding evictions during the current state of emergency. […]

Understanding the effects of COVID-19 on Australia’s employment

In his May 14 Sydney Morning Herald article, Shane Wright states “government policies to definitions of employment – cloud the true state of the jobs market”. Wright shows there are many complex considerations to grasping the full effects of the Australian Government’s Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) driven restrictions, such as the shutdown of services and […]

Introducing Our New Outreach Manager

We are pleased to welcome Su-Lin Lim to the AURIN team as our new Outreach Manager.  Su-Lin will lead our outreach activities to help strengthen the connection and collaboration of AURIN’s research and data community. She is looking forward to engaging with researchers to support and promote their research outcomes and help them get the […]

A New Director for AURIN

We are pleased to announce that Professor Stuart Barr has joined us as AURIN Director. Stuart will work with the AURIN team, including previous director, Professor Jane Hunter, who will continue in a strategic advisory role, to help implement the recommendations of the 2019-23 AURIN Strategic Plan. “I am extremely pleased to join AURIN at such […]

National Building Data from Geoscape for Australia’s Researchers

AURIN has secured access to high quality building data for Australia.

PSMA have released their Geoscape building data through the AURIN Portal.

The data will be available by application and priority will be given for academic projects with the greatest research impact potential.

Liveability For All On Our Urban Fringes

NCRIS-enabled projects AURIN and TERN are delivering data and analysis tools to support research and planning for more sustainable urban environments.

Explore the free urban and environmental data and services that make informed planning and policy-making possible

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