The Federal Government have released details of the NHHA funding agreement and if you’re interested in the finer details, you can read the full agreement here If you would prefer to just know more about how the funding agreement works and how it is viewed by the Council to Homeless Persons, read their blog post
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Please note that the deadline for enrolling to vote is 8pm, Tuesday November 6th. If you are working with clients who need to enrol, see the VEC website for more details.
The Andrews Labor Government is making it cheaper and easier for vulnerable Victorians to catch public transport, with new emergency relief tickets to be trialled from today. Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing Martin Foley today announced a 12-month trial of weekly and monthly emergency relief tickets, which provide heavily discounted public transport travel to […]
The City of Greater Bendigo has a number of great employment opportunities available, some of which include: Community Partnerships Officer – Gender Equity Social Planning and Policy Officer Research and Evaluation Officer Recreation and Open Space Strategic Planner More information can be found here: http://www.bendigo.vic.gov.au/About/Working-at-the-City-of-Greater-Bendigo/Current-vacancies
In Victoria alone, 25,000 people are homeless on any given night. 82,000 people are on the waiting list for public or community housing. And another million Victorians are in housing stress, paying more than they can afford in rent. There’s no doubt about it – we’re at crisis point. But as we know, there are […]
Building More Social Housing In Melbourne’s East The Andrews Labor Government is providing safe, secure housing for vulnerable women and their children, including those escaping family violence. Minister for Consumer Affairs Marlene Kairouz visited community housing agencies in Melbourne’s east and south-east today to announce $6.2 million in Victorian Property Fund (VPF) grants for three […]
The Council to Homeless Persons facilitated a forum that covered a number of issues yesterday, but if you missed out, you can find out more by reading about the SHS Transition Plan and the Homelessness Election Platform.
Good news story from the ABC website about an innovative program to combat homelessness.
The issue of trying to find new ways to fund and generate more housing is pressing and this AHURI brief explains how shared ownership of housing could provide an affordable housing option.
ABC News website features a refreshingly good news story on homelessness.