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.
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.
The Australian Institute of Health & Welfare have released a report on about the people who are accessing emergency accommodation. For the full report visit the AIHW 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.
The ABC online news posted this all too familiar story about the reality of emergency accommodation based on a report published by the North & West Homelessness Network in Melbourne.
The Australian Productivity Commission review of the National Disability Agreement findings have been released and include the suggestion that ‘Improving the wellbeing of people with disability and carers across the nation requires a collaborative response from all levels of government, extending well beyond the NDIS to many other service systems, such as housing, transport, health, […]
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Charities are calling for increased funding for financial counselling services to prevent vulnerable people being preyed upon by “unethical bankers”, in wake of damning findings from the banking royal commission. See the full story at ProBono Australia
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 […]
Wodonga TAFE have advised that a partial calendar is available online, with more events to be posted in the near future. In the meantime go to Wondonga Institute of TAFE Events for more information.