4710.0 - Housing and Infrastructure in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities, Australia, 1999  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 27/04/2000   
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ABOUT THIS RELEASE

Provides summary results from the Community Housing and Infrastructure Needs Survey (CHINS) enumerated from March to June, 2001.

Information presented includes: details of current housing stock, management practices and financial arrangements of Indigenous organisations that provide housing to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; and details of housing and related infrastructure such as water, electricity, sewerage, drainage and solid waste disposal, as well as other facilities available in discrete Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities such as transport, communication, education, sport and health services.

It also includes time series information incorporating selected results from the 1999 CHINS as well as maps showing the distribution of Indigenous housing organisations and discrete communities across Australia.