International Snapshot – Dublin Region Homeless Executive

All funded services by the Dublin Region Homeless Executive have a Service Level Agreement in place.

Inside Housing – Shelter WA Newsletter. 16 September 2022

The fortnightly E Newsletter from Shelter WA – Inside Housing.

Minister meets Shelter WA Board on housing, homelessness

Recently the Minister presented Shelter WA with a Lotterywest grant supporting a twelve-month Infection Control Program.

Housing Industry Forecasting Group dwelling commencements

After six quarters of consecutive growth, the volume of established house sales for the March 2022 quarter dipped to 9,356, in the June 2022 quarter house sales fell further to 9,222.

Communities’ Partnership Framework

The intent of the Community Partnerships Roundtable is to bring together Communities and the community services sector to identify and implement better ways of working together for the benefit of the Western Australian community.

Escalation Assistance

Shelter WA sees this as a positive collaboration to increase vaccination rates within this population. The strategy builds on the good work undertaken by the sector and government to accelerate vaccinations rates.

#HW2022 | Communiqué

This chosen theme aims to discuss the opportunities for greater collaboration between health, housing and homeless services to reduce barriers and be more responsive to people experiencing homelessness, reducing the cycle of people in and out of the health system.

Industry update: COVID-19 update: public health measures to ease

The change to isolation requirements will enable people who have tested positive to COVID-19 and close contacts to return to work sooner, while continuing to protect at-risk people in our community.

Proposed changes to Working with Children legislation

Key changes to the Working with Children (Criminal Record Checking) Act 2004 (the Act) proposed by the Bill.

Inside Housing – Shelter WA Newsletter. 2 September 2022

The fortnightly E Newsletter from Shelter WA – Inside Housing.

Empowering Consumers with Disability Forum

The forum heard from the Lived Experience Team on the challenges of renting and laid out practical solutions to make renting fair for all Western Australians.

Ministers agree to increased energy efficiency and accessibility standards

The upgrade to accessibility standards is also overdue, with the changes, including a step-free entry and shower, ensuring homes will continue to meet the needs of residents throughout their lives.

International Snapshot – Peter McVerry Trust

Since 2020, the charity has been responsible for 61 per cent of the services delivered under the National Housing First Implementation Plan.

International Snapshot – The Housing Agency

A total of 737 tenancies were in place at the end of June 2022 and the Government’s Housing First National Implementation Plan 2022 – 2026 aims to deliver over 1,300 additional Housing First tenancies.

Shelter WA in the Wheatbelt

Housing Minister John Carey announced Evoke Living Homes as one of six building companies appointed to the state-wide modular build panel.

Community Services Bulletin

Agencies should pass the increase on to eligible service providers as soon as possible.