The Victorian government has launched its 14 point plan to introduce changes to rental laws. Congratulations to the Council to Homeless Persons for their work in organising the campaign that strongly influenced the positive changes made to rental laws and congratulations to all of you in the Loddon Mallee Homelessness Network who contributed to the […]
Earlier this year Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) began rollout of a new policy to respond to people sleeping rough in extreme weather events. Work is progressing on this to provide structure to the local response and is being led by Haven; Home Safe, for both Loddon and Mallee areas. Haven; Home Safe staff will be in […]
The theme for this year’s forum is ‘Diversity’ and will be held at Warrenmang Vineyard on 24th and 25th of October. As always the forum will be free to all Network members and will offer an opportunity to learn, engage, network and recharge your batteries. Program details will be available soon, but in the meantime […]
Tonight’s episode of Insight ‘Women on the Edge’ explores the issue of older women experiencing homelessness. See the SBS website for more details.
The newly released DHHS Strategic Plan includes information relevant to homelessness and housing and includes an printable PDF with key information.
Celebrating the achievements of workers in the homelessness sector who support people in a range of specialist and generalist roles and organised by peak body, Council to Homeless Persons, the nominations are open now and the awards will be presented at CHP’s September conference. For further information visit the CHP webpage to see nomination categories […]
Council to Homeless Persons are now taking registrations for their bi-annual conference themed ‘Talking Solutions’. For more information go to CHP Conference .
Key topics to be covered at the conference include: What are the Federal Government’s cities policies and what is the role of affordable housing within these policies? How is Victoria going to improve social and affordable housing in its cities given it is one of the top three priorities in the new 30 year state-wide […]
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.