Senate Inquiry into Proposed Amendments to National Housing and Homelessness Agreement

The Senate Committee has released its report on the proposed changes to the National Housing and Homelessness Agreement, after submissions were made by a range of representatives from peak bodies across Australia, including our Victorian Council to Homeless Persons (CHP) and Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA). Concerns raised by the peak bodies broadly address the following: […]

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New Year- New Training!

There are a range of training options in our Training & Events calendar to get your professional development off to a head start in 2018 and more will be added as the year goes on, so keep checking back for more information.

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Victorian Women’s Benevolent Trust Small Grants Program is Now Open

The Victorian Women’s Benevolent Trust supports innovative projects that help create an equal future for women and girls in Victoria. In 2018, VWBT welcomes applications for projects benefiting women and girls, in particular they are seeking applications that strengthen women’s economic security, that is the ability for individuals to live with dignity and cover their essential needs […]

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Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Plan- Government media release

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 […]

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Have your say on the Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme

Practitioners are being asked to have their say and provide much-needed data about current attitudes and information sharing practices. As part of its commitment to ensuring the information sharing scheme is benefitting the safety of victim survivors, Family Safety Victoria has engaged Monash University to complete a two-year independent review of the scheme. The university’s Gender […]

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