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Labour Won the Election- What Next?

Prior to the State election, the Labour party pledged the following as part of their election platform- Invest $209 million to build an additional 1,000 public housing properties over three years. Establish Victoria’s first LGBTI Homelessness Grants Program, in recognition of the fact LGBTI people are more than twice as likely to experience homelessness. For detailed information you […]

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New Website Content

Loddon Mallee Homelessness Network website has a new look and new content. Layout of the pages menu has changed, so that all of the pages that were formerly on sub-pages have been given their own main pages. The ‘Reports’ and ‘Practice Guides’ have the same titles and content, while the ‘Referrals’ page has all of the […]

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Bushfire Season Looms on the Horizon

To support safe work practices in our regional areas, it’s recommended that you keep up to date with news about news relating to bushfires and hot weather. The VicEmergency website has expanded to include advice and warnings about fires, floods, storms, thunderstorm asthma and extreme heat. You can subscribe and create a profile to be informed […]

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Tiny Houses – What’s the story?

Tiny houses: Interest is growing but who wants them and why? Opinion The Conversation By Heather Shearer, Griffith University Wed 20 Sep 2017, 6:37am Photo: A tiny house appeals to some as a solution for affordable and sustainable housing. (Flickr: Think Out Loud, CC BY-NC) Related Story: Man charged over tiny house allegedly stolen from […]

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Victorian Housing Register Update- Increase in asset limits for eligible applicants

DHHS have advised that the Victorian Housing Register Supported Housing Operational Guidelines have been updated to reflect the higher asset limit that may be applied to eligible Supported Housing applicants who can demonstrate significant personal support needs, exempting households with significant personal support needs from the priority access limit, and instead enabling them to be […]

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