SHIP E-Referral Goes Live July 2

Some timely reminders from Bryony at DHHS- Key points: Call ahead before you send an ereferral! This is very important for a number of reasons. A key one is you will need to check if the provider is set up to receive ereferrals and knows to check their referral tab. Otherwise ereferrals may go unnoticed. […]

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The National Housing and Homelessness Agreement Begins on July 1

The National Housing and Homelessness Agreement begins this month and replaces the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH) and the National Affordable Housing Agreement (NAHA). As each state and territory sign the National Housing and Homelessness Agreement (NHHA), the documents are loaded on to the Council of Federal Financial Relations website and a copy of the […]

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2018 NAIDOC Children’s Day

The NAIDOC Children’s Day will be held on Wednesday 11th July  10 am – 3 pm and has Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural inspired activities for the whole family including: traditional foods cultural performances giveaways for children wildlife and interactive displays lots more Venue is at Square Primary School. 19 Maple Street. Golden Square […]

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Australian Homelessness Monitor- Released

The first national longitudinal study of homelessness in Australia, The Australian Homelessness Monitor 2018  has now been released and tracks key data on rates and types of homelessness in Australia and sets a benchmark for action on Australia’s housing crisis. Launch Housing commissioned the Monitor in conjunction with the University of NSW Sydney and the University of […]

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Perceptions of Homelessness in Australia: How to make our compassion count

This report ‘Perceptions of Homelessness in Australia‘ has just been released by Wesley Mission and although it is NSW based it has some significant insights about the  general perceptions of people experiencing homelessness. The 2016 Census figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), which showed a marked increase in the number of people […]

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Housing the Other 94% of NDIS Recipients

ProBono Australia have produced an interesting article outlining a presentation made at the recent Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA) conference about the intersection between NDIS and people experiencing homelessness.  It’s well worth a read, along with reading the detailed PowerPoint slideshow by the presenter, Joseph Conellan on the CHIA website.

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