The National Housing and Homelessness Agreement begins this month and replaces the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH) and the National Affordable Housing Agreement (NAHA). As each state and territory sign the National Housing and Homelessness Agreement (NHHA), the documents are loaded on to the Council of Federal Financial Relations website and a copy of the […]
The Victorian Women’s Benevolent Trust supports innovative projects that help create an equal future for women and girls in Victoria. In 2018, VWBT welcomes applications for projects benefiting women and girls, in particular they are seeking applications that strengthen women’s economic security, that is the ability for individuals to live with dignity and cover their essential needs […]
Please see the fact sheet for further information about this funding opportunity.
The Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute has released its report on their inquiry into funding and delivery of homelessness programs. Highlighting gaps between program funding and service delivery, this critical examination of policy and funding issues is essential reading for workers to understand options that would better support homelessness programs. The full report is located on […]
Our peak homelessness agency, Council to Homeless Persons have published a detailed, yet easy to read, analysis of what the recent State budget contains for the sector. See their Sector Bulletin for details.
The Media Release from the Victorian Government below, outlines the scope of the of the ‘Accommodation for Homeless’ initiative. Registered Housing Agencies and funded Community Service Organisations will soon be able to access up to $35 million to deliver accommodation options for Victorians experiencing homelessness. Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing Martin Foley today announced […]
The Victorian government have released a new strategy for addressing a range of issues associated with housing affordability and homelessness services. For more information see Homes for Victorians website.
You might have heard the phrase NAHA or NPAH in relation to funding lately, but don’t be fooled by their frivolous sounding acronyms, these federal programs affect all of us who work in the housing/homelessness sector. To gain a better understanding of these programs and their relevance to Specialist Homelessness Service program funding visit the Australian Housing and Urban Research […]
The following announcement was made on 23rd February 2017 from the Treasurer’s office: As waiting lists continue to grow, a bold new approach will give social housing organisations more power to build, buy and rent homes for vulnerable Victorians. For the first time ever, organisations will be able to utilise a $1 billion fund and access […]
Vote for the ideas you think are most deserving of support. Your votes will select one non-profit to receive a $750,000 grant to make their project a reality, and a panel of judges will choose a further three winning organisations. https://impactchallenge.withgoogle.com/australia2016