About the House Magazine - Issue 43

Issue 43 – December 2011

Issue 43 Cover story, Muddied Waters

Cover Story: Muddied waters

A problem with flood insurance identified in a report 11 years ago is still causing distress to flood victims at a time when help is needed the most. Read full story.

More features from this issue

Nomads of the Boom

Two miners' helmets

A travelling workforce brings with it both benefits and baggage.

Yen for trade

Mt Fuji

There’s plenty more that can be achieved from one of our longest and strongest trading relationships, writes Australia’s Ambassador to Japan, Bruce Miller.

Lost for words

Aboriginal man and child

The ancient languages of this land are struggling to find their place in a modern world.

Reclaiming paradise

Seascape

Facing an uncertain future, Pacific islanders are taking steps to deal with the impacts of a changing climate.

Starting over

Two children

For many migrants and refugees, arriving in Australia is just one step on the long road to a new and better life.

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