The Federal Government will be conducting an inquiry around Newstart payments. For some background on this issue, you can read ProBono’s news article or to learn about the terms of the inquiry and how to make a submission, read the Senate’s media release
Senator Jacquie Lambie did a deal with government to get much needed funds directed to addressing homelessness in her electorate in Tasmania. This move has sparked public discussion about the housing crisis right around Australia. Watch Tuesday’s episode of ‘The Drum’ to learn more.
In response to the Victorian Government budget allocation for building new public housing properties in Geelong, Ballarat and Darebin, Maribyrnong, Stonnington and Whitehorse council areas in Melbourne, the CEO of Beyond Housing , Celia Adams has commented via the media about the lack of public housing allocation for Shepparton. Read the full story at Shepparton News […]
You can read a short analysis of how the budget addressed our sector on the ProBono Australia website.
Great ABC news story featuring a Ngoonooru-Wadjari woman who tackled homelessness by getting on top of money management.
ProBono Australia discusses the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation’s $315 million social bond launch.
In an effort to have input into shaping the State Government’s budget allocation toward housing, CHP have released a pre budget submission addressing the social inequities underpinning homelessness and targets for addressing the housing shortfall.
Don’t worry, you can view slideshows and listen to audio of the discussion, ‘Is social housing infrastructure?’ on the Australian Housing & Urban Research Institute’s website.
See the ABC news website for this story that explains causes of the increasing trend of working people accessing homelessness services.
The November 2018 Rental Affordability Index is released bi-annually and available to read now.