Author Archive | Mellissa

Australian Homelessness Monitor- Released

The first national longitudinal study of homelessness in Australia, The Australian Homelessness Monitor 2018  has now been released and tracks key data on rates and types of homelessness in Australia and sets a benchmark for action on Australia’s housing crisis. Launch Housing commissioned the Monitor in conjunction with the University of NSW Sydney and the University of […]

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Perceptions of Homelessness in Australia: How to make our compassion count

This report ‘Perceptions of Homelessness in Australia‘ has just been released by Wesley Mission and although it is NSW based it has some significant insights about the  general perceptions of people experiencing homelessness. The 2016 Census figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), which showed a marked increase in the number of people […]

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Housing the Other 94% of NDIS Recipients

ProBono Australia have produced an interesting article outlining a presentation made at the recent Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA) conference about the intersection between NDIS and people experiencing homelessness.  It’s well worth a read, along with reading the detailed PowerPoint slideshow by the presenter, Joseph Conellan on the CHIA website.

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Latest News About VCAT

The Community Housing Industry Association of Victoria (CHIA Vic) has compiled a brief on working with VCAT. If you have any contact with the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal in your role, this is recommended reading!

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Community Housing Industry Association Victoria Conference

Brave New World of Community Housing CHIA Vic’s 2018 conference will shine a light on the Brave New World that is dawning for Community Housing on 19 April at the Melbourne Conference and Convention Centre The community housing industry is playing an increasingly vital role in tackling Australia’s growing housing affordability crisis at a time […]

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