Outcome 6: Sustainable population and communities
Advance the sustainability of Australia’s population, communities and environment through coordination and development of sustainable population and communities policies, and supporting affordable housing
At a glance
- Australia’s sustainable population strategy Sustainable Australia—Sustainable Communities: A Sustainable Population Strategy for Australia was launched by the minister.
- 3 877 affordable rental properties made available under the National Rental Affordability Scheme with support for a further 19 072 dwellings, in line with the government’s target to deliver 35 000 dwellings by 30 June 2014.
- The first 749 reduced price lots/dwellings have been sold as a result of Housing Affordability Fund projects.
- The Building Better Regional Cities draft program guidelines were completed in 2010–11, and detailed consultation was undertaken with key stakeholders.