We are fast approaching our annual CafeSmart event and we need your help. This year CafeSmart is on the 9th August. In 2018 we had over 800 cafes participating across Australia, from Hobart to Darwin and Busselton to Byron Bay. We raised $238,720 to support 159 small community organisations like yours. This year we are extending CafeSmart […]
One thousand new public housing properties will be built to help get more Victorians off the streets and into a home of their own, so they can turn their lives around. The Victorian Budget 2019/20 includes $209 million for public housing, delivering on our promise to build 1,000 new homes over the next three years. The new […]
ProBono Australia discusses the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation’s $315 million social bond launch.
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.
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 […]
The Council to Homeless Persons recently held a forum to discuss the issue of outcomes based measurement and if you were unable to attend you can read the full report or the summary report to find out more what this will potentially mean for the homelessness and housing sector.
The Andrews Labor Government is making it cheaper and easier for vulnerable Victorians to catch public transport, with new emergency relief tickets to be trialled from today. Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing Martin Foley today announced a 12-month trial of weekly and monthly emergency relief tickets, which provide heavily discounted public transport travel to […]