CUR Stories

1 in 4 households struggle to pay power bills. Here are 5 ways to tackle hidden energy poverty

10 May 2023

One in four Australian households are finding it hard to pay their gas and electricity bills. As winter looms, energy price rises will make it even harder. Cold homes and disconnections resulting from energy poverty threaten people’s health and wellbeing.

Publications

A call to action: More collaborative implementation research is needed to prevent chronic disease

Luke Wolfenden, Penelope Hawe, Lucie Rychetnik, Rachel Sutherland, Courtney Barnes, Serene Yoong, Billie Giles-Corti, Jo Mitchell, Adrian Bauman, Andrew J. Milat, Li Kheng Chai, Sara Mayfield, Nadia Mastersson, Louise Freebairn, Gary Sacks, Andrew Wilson, Annemarie Wright, John Wiggers

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health

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Past Projects

Upper Stony Creek transformation: Impact on health, liveability, and connection to nature

2021–2023

This project will collect qualitative data after the transformation of the Upper Stony Creek, to better understand how urban greening projects impact resident perceptions of wellbeing, especially in disadvantaged areas with a lack of greenspace.

Dr Amanda Alderton People

Dr Amanda Alderton

Vice Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellow