The service is being delivered consistently with Housing First, and finding housing is the highest priority element of the caseworker; however, housing remains scarce in the midst of WA’s rental crisis.
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The Southern Aboriginal Corporation (SAC) serves the Noongar community in the South West and Great Southern regions of Western Australia.
MRAC’s Board of Directors recently completed updated governance training with a focus on their duties and responsibilities as Directors in the context of the CATSI Act 2006.
The visits were crucial to understanding the capacity gaps of the Aboriginal Community Housing Organisations sector in WA and with the individual four organisations.
The project will focus on optimising the ACHO’s current assets, build on their professionalism and through a peer-to-peer learning approach build collective capability supported by the technical expertise shared across the organisations.
The EOI process will shortlist Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations; Community Service Organisations, and Community Housing Organisations to participate in the process of adapting the known Common Ground model to meet the needs of the Western Australian cohort.
We welcome the inclusion of housing in the Agreement; that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people secure appropriate, affordable housing.
Shelter WA was pleased to attend a meeting with Minister Luke Howarth MP, Assistant Minister for Community Housing, Homelessness and Community Services.