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Way Forward for Tenants Facing Family Violence

New tenancy laws to assist Western Australian renters affected by family and domestic violence are now in force. The new laws which came into effect...

Fireworks and dogs: How you can help your pooch

Every year the fireworks begin. And while some aren’t affected in the slightest, around 45% of dogs have a firework phobia, something that is...

Home ownership foundations are being shaken, and the impacts will be...

The nature of the centrepiece of the Australian housing system – owner occupation – is quietly undergoing a profound transformation. By Rachel Ong (Professor of Economics,...

How deadly is your dog’s saliva? Our relationship with the dog

An elderly lady and her pet Italian greyhound – sounds like the lovely opening to a sweet story doesn’t it? The story, however, is...

NSW bail laws mean well but are landing homeless kids in...

Every year in New South Wales, scores of children are locked up because they don’t have a safe place to live. About one-third of...

Why every generation feels entitled

It’s a time-honoured tradition for older and younger generations of Australians to argue about whether government is treating them fairly. By John Daley and Brendan...

Cat cafes: The perfect solution for people who can’t have pets

It can be difficult when you really want a cat and you can't keep one in your rental property. Whatever the reason, the situation can...

How the West became obsessed with home security

'An Englishman's home is in his castle'  That famous phrase neatly captures longstanding ideas about what the private home really is: a place which we...

Rethinking the pet friendly policy to shift rental insecurity

Pet owners grapple with rental insecurity, new research shows. Despite the popularity of pet ownership across countries such as Australia (where 63% of households include...

Here’s what dogs see when they watch television

Dog owners often notice their pets watching televisions, computer screens, and tablets. But what is going on in their pooch’s head? Indeed, by tracking...