https://www.collaborativehousing.org.au/ This website explains how it all works with a focus on community building.
Whilst she does make a few valid points in relation to the Senate preference lottery & concedes that there have been a few with common sense whilst encouraging contact with politicians on a regular basis between elections if you have matters of concern it is basically a rejection.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-20/tiny-houses-who-wants-them-and-why-the-conversation/8959734 Also deals with the need for reform to planning laws to make it more accessible
https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/politics/victoria/a-decade-lost-to-political-pointscoring-20180103-h0cqcq.html Our greater problems are in the too hard basket as our politicians around the country play political football.
Current trends are unsustainable, with the gap between haves and have-nots widening.
Inspiration can be found in a wide variety of situations. This American example started in one of the smallest places a 33 sq ft dumpster. It is now one of the better examples of Tiny House design around.