Fleetwood Challenge Cup

Examining the reuse potential of commercial buildings has been of recent interest in the context of an ongoing affordable housing shortage in WA.

Budget Briefing

The funding boost will support two key strategies launched by the McGowan Government – the ‘WA Housing Strategy 2020-2030’ and ‘All Paths Lead to a Home: Western Australia’s 10-Year Strategy on Homelessness 2020-2030’.

Inside Housing – Shelter WA Newsletter. 10 September 2021

The fortnightly E Newsletter from Shelter WA – Inside Housing.

Homelessness Knowledge Hub

Shelter WA has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the WA Local Government Association and Local Government Professionals for progression of the Local Government Homelessness Knowledge Hub Project. We were delighted to receive funding from Lotterywest to facilitate collaboration between local governments and our sector to prevent and respond to homelessness through a project […]

Australian Infrastructure Plan

Infrastructure Australia (IA) has released their 2021 Australian Infrastructure Plan. Housing is recognised in social infrastructure.

Design Lab Webinars

This initial ‘design lab’ will be an opportunity for the Department of Communities to provide information on each priority project area and overview ways in which we will work with you throughout this process.

Social Housing investment welcomed as a step in the right direction

Peak housing and homelessness body Shelter WA congratulates the Minister for Housing and the McGowan Government on new social housing investment to deliver desperately needed homes across WA.  

The Local Pulse

Radio Margaret River examines how local housing providers and planners are dealing with the severe housing shortage and the town’s vacancy rate of 0.2%.

SHERP Grants Program goes live

The Social Housing Economic Recovery Package Grants Program is now live.

It’s not too late to complete your Census

Census data is used to plan services and support for people experiencing homelessness. This includes emergency shelters, domestic violence programs, transitional housing and programs for young people.

Partnerships that create impact

If fundraising is important to your community organisation too, talk to us about our Community Reward Program. Together we can help you help those who need it the most.

Inside Housing – Shelter WA Newsletter. 26 August 2021

The fortnightly E Newsletter from Shelter WA – Inside Housing.

Company homes ease affordable rental shortage

In partnership with Rio Tinto and Woodside the City of Karratha worked to understand what housing and accommodation was vacant.

Liz Lennon: Why this SBS documentary is compulsive viewing

What I emphasised over and over was that this was an issue that had systemic roots and wasn’t an older woman’s ‘fault’. The activity we do will shock some and it had many of the women participating in tears.

Ministerial Breakfast

In his opening remarks the minister recognised the work and advocacy of the sector particularly during January 2020 when there were “doom predictions” in relation to the total effect of COVID-19 on Western Australia.

Inside Housing – Shelter WA Newsletter. 12 August 2021

The fortnightly E Newsletter from Shelter WA – Inside Housing.