The Council to Homeless Persons have released a statement outlining their response to the State Government’s new ‘Rough Sleeping Action Plan’. The response from CHP is positive and you can read their full announcement here.
Breaking The Cycle Of Homelessness 13th Jan 2018 The Andrews Labor Government is working to break the cycle of homelessness by intervening early, getting rough sleepers housed quickly and strengthening support services to keep vulnerable people off the streets. Minister for Housing Martin Foley today visited Ozanam House in North Melbourne to announce more than […]
A good news story featuring Wayne Robinson, who has journeyed through homelessness to becoming a successful artist.
The National Housing Conference in Sydney featured a raft of speakers, including our own Julie Maggs, who informed and educated attendees by discussing their programs. Here are some of the highlights: ‘Designing a National Housing Strategy for Canada: Lessons Learned’ Evan Siddall, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation ‘Technology that helps […]
Jane Hutcheon from the well known ‘One Plus One’ program interviews Rob Holt, a man who has experienced homelessness and now conducts tours for corporate groups and individuals to educate them about homelessness. See the full interview on the ABC website
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.