The Victorian Electoral Commission has released the following notice for SHS workers: Victorians who did not vote in the 2018 State election last November may receive an Apparent Failure to Vote Notice next week asking for an explanation. Homelessness, incarceration or serious mental illness are sufficient reasons for not voting. If any of your clients […]
The upcoming edition of Parity is titled ‘The Inner, the Outer and Beyond’ and will focus on youth homelessness in metro and rural areas. To find out more about how to contribute see the guidelines for details.
In an effort to have input into shaping the State Government’s budget allocation toward housing, CHP have released a pre budget submission addressing the social inequities underpinning homelessness and targets for addressing the housing shortfall.
To find out what stage the Royal Commission is at, to see what submissions have been lodged or to lodge your own submission, see the Mental Health page on the Australian Government Productivity Commission website.
The Australian Institute of Health & Welfare have released a report on about the people who are accessing emergency accommodation. For the full report visit the AIHW website
Don’t worry, you can view slideshows and listen to audio of the discussion, ‘Is social housing infrastructure?’ on the Australian Housing & Urban Research Institute’s website.
The ABC online news posted this all too familiar story about the reality of emergency accommodation based on a report published by the North & West Homelessness Network in Melbourne.
The Australian Productivity Commission review of the National Disability Agreement findings have been released and include the suggestion that ‘Improving the wellbeing of people with disability and carers across the nation requires a collaborative response from all levels of government, extending well beyond the NDIS to many other service systems, such as housing, transport, health, […]
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Charities are calling for increased funding for financial counselling services to prevent vulnerable people being preyed upon by “unethical bankers”, in wake of damning findings from the banking royal commission. See the full story at ProBono Australia