MEDIA RELEASE: SHARP investment in Social Housing will create one thousand jobs

New modelling released today by National Shelter in partnership with the Community Housing Industry Association demonstrates how investment in a four-year social housing program will complement the McGowan housing investment package.

Inside Housing – Shelter WA Newsletter. 28 May 2020

The fortnightly E Newsletter from Shelter WA – Inside Housing.

State Recovery Advisory Group to Guide WA’s COVID-19 Recovery

Shelter WA joins top-level State Recovery Advisory Group to help lead Western Australia’s recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Housing Association

NATSIHA will be open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations with housing as a principle mission and service.

Community Sector Partnership Team – Taskforce on Homelessness

Chief Incident Controller Jason Beeley joined the Taskforce to update on the work of the State Welfare Incident Control Centre (SWICC).

Social and Economic Impact of COVID-19

The Department of Communities is monitoring the social and economic impacts of COVID-19 on the WA community.

Message from Community Sector Partnership Team

This phase will include a return to the workplace for many community services sector employees currently working from home, as well as a large number of volunteers.

Rental properties in Fremantle sought

One and two bedroom units are needed for the program which aims to house people in need from the area so they can be supported to stabilise their lives.

Community Sector Partnership Team – Taskforce on Homelessness

Acknowledging the gap in data collection around people experiencing homelessness in the metropolitan area, it was agreed the different data sets – in particular the By Name List and data collection by Local Governments – need to be brought together.

Community Sector Partnership Team – Domestic Violence

Send a supportive message to victims of domestic and family violence during and after the social distancing and isolation resulting from COVID-19.

Telstra Top-up

Opportunity for clients of eligible homelessness services, emergency relief providers, family violence services or those experiencing natural disasters to access additional free Telstra mobile credit.

New DoC Structure

With the benefit of having trialed new ways of working during our response to COVID and with WA now looking towards the recovery phase of this pandemic I have implemented the new leadership structure – to provide clear lines of accountability while ensuring integrity remains the bedrock of everything we do.

Message from the Director General

I am sure most of you welcome the State Government’s announcement of the WA roadmap for easing COVID-19 restrictions.

Inside Housing – Shelter WA Newsletter. 15 May 2020

The fortnightly E Newsletter from Shelter WA – Inside Housing.

Transformative housing solution to empower South West Noongar people

Progressive new venture to address homelessness among South West Noongar people promises an innovative solution that will deliver much more than housing.

COVID-19 reveals true liveability of our homes and neighbourhoods

With more Australians spending more time within their homes, the design, layout and thermal comfort of their homes have become increasingly noticeable and relevant.