Family Safety Victoria are running a survey for Workers in Victoria’s community services sectors who sometimes come into contact with people affected by family violence. The census is an opportunity for workers to highlight the issues faced in the course of their work, that are related to family violence. The findings aim to build a […]
Demand for social housing in Australia could be more than 300 per cent higher than waiting lists suggest, according to new research. Read the full story at Pro Bono Australia
To find out what stage the Royal Commission is at, to see what submissions have been lodged or to lodge your own submission, see the Mental Health page on the Australian Government Productivity Commission website.
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.
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 […]
This thought provoking article in the October edition of Parity magazine raises some interesting ideas about the relationship between between homelessness and mental health.
The Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) have just released Social housing as infrastructure:an investment pathway. The report suggests that Victoria needs to increase its social housing stock significantly and provides a detailed examination of the issues related to funding this type of infrastructure.
The Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS) have just launched an online, interactive map that shows the level of poverty in each location across Victoria. In addition VCOSS have also published a detailed observation report, that outlines the issues behind the data.
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 Australian National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety has compiled this summary of their research to inform practitioners about the impact of family violence on children.