Author Archive | Mellissa

Government Media Release: Community Housing to Help Vulnerable Youth in Bendigo

1st Aug 2018 The Andrews Labor Government is investing in community housing in Bendigo to help vulnerable young people in the region find stable, affordable accommodation. Minister for Consumer Affairs Marlene Kairouz visited Bendigo today to announce a $2.78 million grant from the Victorian Property Fund for the construction of 16 dwellings at two sites, […]

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Australian Housing & Urban Research Institute Releases Inquiry into the Future of the Private Rental Sector

AHURI’s inquiry document provides a comprehensive analysis of how the private rental market has changed and asks questions that are particularly relevant to the housing and homelessness sector. While wading through the entire article may not be an option for the time poor, AHURI has included an Executive Summary and Policy Evidence Summary to assist.

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Filthy, Rich & Homeless

SBS will be airing a second series of ‘Filthy, Rich and Homeless‘ beginning August 14 and it’s generating discussion already. Pro Bono Australia are asking ‘Can TV Show Us What it is Really Like to be Homeless?’¬† in an article featuring comments by Jenny Smith of Council to Homeless Persons here in Victoria. If nothing […]

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