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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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VCOSS on the Homelessness Census Data

New Census data revealing a 13.6% increase in homelessness demonstrates just how far Australia has to go to solve this devastating issue. “This is a wake up call to all Australians,” VCOSS CEO Emma King said. “A bipartisan, coordinated, compassionate and sustained multi-prong response is desperately needed.” In Victoria the data shows an 11.2% increase […]

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AHURI Report Released- ‘Paying for Affordable Housing in Different Market Contexts’

This inquiry in to increasing affordable housing supply, ‘Paying for Affordable Housing in Different Market Contexts’ analyses six recently completed affordable housing developments across Australia to ascertain how affordable housing project costs, revenues and subsidies interact to produce affordable housing. The findings indicate that affordable housing project outcomes in these instances were driven by funding opportunities, rather than […]

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VCOSS Election Summit- Registrations now open

Delivering a good life for all Victorians, regardless of their background or individual circumstances, must be on the agenda for the 2018 State Election, and beyond. Held ‘under the spire’ at the iconic Arts Centre Melbourne, the VCOSS Summit will bring together leaders, strategic thinkers and workers in the community sector, government, business, and the […]

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