From caves and bark huts to slums, cottages, dormitories, mansions and flats, dwellings in Sydney embody untold social and economic forces. These interviews share a focus on housing in all its manifestations, including homelessness in Sydney. They illuminate the forces which govern housing availability, and the myriad personal experiences of the meaning of private residential space in an urban environment.
Discussing the benefits of the HPIC telephone referral service.
HPIC and Sydney's YWCA's Homeless Brokerage Programme .
How HPIC staff assist some of Sydney's long term homeless.
Homelessness and the increasing cost of real estate in Sydney.
Character traits of the front line call operators at HPIC.
The work and history of The Country Women's Association.
Man about town, A lifetime in the Sydney real estate business.
Family life. 67 years of living on Sydney's Rosebery Estate.
Politics and personalities. The Victoria St squats of the 70's.
The Astor. Pros and Cons of living in a historic building.
Communal living in the 1970s. A suburban Sydney childhood.
The pleasures of growing up atop of a 1950's Sydney office block.
Dan McNamara & Jane Dillon
Autonomous House. A 1970's experiment in sustainable living.
Sr Anne Jordan
HPIC. Cana Communities helping those in need.
HPIC. Day-to-day life at the Wayside Chapel Crisis Centre.
Life as an artist in co-operative housing in Erskineville.