Deterring people from spending too much time in public spaces through the use of design features is referred to as ‘hostile architecture’ and while it may not be promoted as such, it definitely rules out rough sleeping. You can read more about this alarming trend at 10 daily .
In 2018 Australians were given a glimpse of the Gatwick Private Hotel in St Kilda on popular renovation series The Block. The Gatwick has been described by some as a flophouse, a hellhole even, and by others as providing an essential service for the disadvantaged. Shot over four years, Gatwick – The Last Chance Hotel chronicles the […]
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 […]
Pro Bono Australia has posted this story on the inquiry, noting some of the more important findings and gauges the reaction of peak bodies. The full report is available on the Parliament of Victoria website.
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 […]
It’s not a new idea, but many people are choosing to make their money go further by purchasing homes in regional areas as discussed in this ABC website article .
DHHS advised that the Funded Agency Channel website has been upgraded and has a new address. You can check it out at https://fac.dhhs.vic.gov.au/ and note that the Service Agreement Communications Team are keen for your feedback and you can contact them at email@example.com .
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]