On 28 February Unison Housing Research Lab will launch its latest research report which provides insights into the occupancy patterns of around 1,000 community housing tenants to try to answer ‘Who stays and who leaves community housing, and why?’ This is a not-to-be-missed event for tenancy support workers, housing workers, mental health workers and people who work […]
Wodonga TAFE have advised that a partial calendar is available online, with more events to be posted in the near future. In the meantime go to Wondonga Institute of TAFE Events for more information.
See the ABC news website for this story that explains causes of the increasing trend of working people accessing homelessness services.
Staff at Bendigo District Aboriginal Co-operative are seeking expressions of interest from community members about how to design and develop a localised approach to preventing family violence within the Aboriginal community. The aim is to create a culturally safe and responsive approach to family violence prevention that is guided and informed by Aboriginal and Torres […]
A report from the Productivity Commission has revealed that the Victorian government spends less than a number of other states on social housing, despite our population size. Read the article at ProBono Australia for more information.
The Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP, has commissioned an action plan under the Aged Care Diversity Framework for older people experiencing, or at risk of homelessness (the Homelessness Action Plan). To support this work, Housing for the Aged Action Group (HAAG) are conducting a survey of workers and you […]
The Australian Housing & Urban Research Institute is facilitating a discussion about the shortfall of social housing in Australia. Importantly, the forum will also address alternative ways fund to social housing and will include a lineup of academics and sector representatives. This first event will be held in Melbourne on 11th February from 4:30-6pm. See […]
Thorne Harbour Country (previously VA Country) are looking for young people identifying as LGBTIQA+ living in the Loddon Mallee region to participate in the Bendigo Pride Festival in mid April 2019. Applications close on January 31. See their Facebook post for more details
The Victorian Government have announced that they will be conducting a Royal Commission into mental health. At this initial stage, you, your co-workers and clients to contribute to the Terms of Reference Consultation either by completing the online survey or in writing. After this initial consultation there will be other opportunities for shaping the future of […]
The November 2018 Rental Affordability Index is released bi-annually and available to read now.