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Australian Not-for-Profit Workforce Study

Everyone in Australia benefits from the great work of our Not-for-Profit organisations and their people. If you work in a Not-for-Profit sector, please consider adding your voice to this Workforce Study. It is open to all levels of employees and volunteers. The more people who respond, the more representative and useful the results for growing […]

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Human Services Workforce Scholarship & Ethel Temby Research Grant Program- applications open until July 18

Scholarship Program A human services workforce scholarship is an award of financial aid to support department or sector staff employees to undertake study in an undergraduate or postgraduate course or a course that leads to a qualification. The scholarship covers course fees only.   Ethel Temby research grant program The Ethel Temby research grant is […]

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Inquiry into funding and delivery of programs to reduce homelessness- Report from AHURI

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 […]

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Australian Homelessness Monitor

Launch Housing announced the development of an Australian Homelessness Monitor, based on a research project in the United Kingdom. The developers have already been in contact with state-wide networks in Victoria and will then be following up with staff from Loddon Mallee homelessness and housing programs to begin set up of this project. For more information go […]

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Dealing with Office of Housing Debt- Justice Connect’s position paper responding to Ombudsman inquiry.

In August 2016 the Victorian Ombudsman began an investigation into the Office of Housing’s management of debts accrued by tenants in their social housing properties. Justice Connect responded by undertaking a survey of people who had debts with OOH and drafted a position paper, ‘Through the Roof: Improving the Office of Housing’s policies and processes for dealing with debt‘  outlining […]

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