MP Visit

The Hon Julie Collins MP, Shadow Minister for Ageing and Seniors and Shadow Minister for Women met with Shelter WA staff to discuss housing issues facing older Australians and women in Western Australia.

Freeze Evictions – Increase Social Housing

Shelter WA urges the Department to look to at the many examples within the community sector where agencies work hard to help people maintain and sustain their tenancies.

Energy Efficient Homes

Shelter WA is urging energy ministers across Australia to improve the energy efficiency on existing homes.

Productivity Commission into Mental Health

The Productivity Commission Draft Report from its inquiry into Mental Health highlights the critical importance of housing.

Communities Website Project

The Department of Communities (DoC) are in the process of updating its website, bringing the content up-to-date and amalgamating several websites into one.

New Board Members

At the recent Shelter WA AGM new board members were welcomed to the Shelter WA Board.

Specialist Disability Accommodation Design Standard

Landmark guidelines on SDA released. Minister for the NDIS, Stuart Robert, has released the Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Design Standard – landmark guidelines that will spur a new era of housing construction and enhancement for Australians with disability. The SDA Design Standard has been developed through extensive consultation across government, private sector, the housing industry […]

Mortgage Mates

Inside Housing – Shelter WA Newsletter. 25 Oct 2019

The fortnightly E Newsletter from Shelter WA – Inside Housing.

HOME (Hear Of My Experience) commences

The HOME (Hear Of My Experience) Project is a newly commenced capacity building and co-design project. It works with people who have, or are currently, experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity to empower them and have a greater voice in policy, advocacy, service design, and the broader WA community. Shelter WA in partnership with the State […]

Short-Stay Accommodation Inquiry

Shelter WA appeared at the Legislative Assembly’s Economics and Industry Standing Committee’s Inquiry into Short-Stay Accommodation to outline its submission to Members of the Committee conducting an inquiry.

Short-Stay Accommodation – Win for the Sector

Shelter WA is pleased to see that the majority of our recommendations in our two submissions, as well as our public hearing evidence have been incorporated into the Committee’s final report.

Lotterywest grant provided support for Homelessness Week 2019

The State Government, through a Lotterywest grant has provided support for Homelessness Week 2019. The presentation of these funds from Mr John Carey MLA, Member for Perth took place at Shelter WA. The grant supports twenty-four separate events across Western Australia, supporting a variety of organisations who are holding their own events and exhibitions that […]

Concerns about governments new three phase tax cut Bill

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Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

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Inclusionary Zoning

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