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WA ACCO Peak Body Project Update

In order to progress the project, a subcommittee of the AHCWA Board, the AHCWA Social Services Committee, has been established.

Noongar Housing First Principles

The research was conducted by Sandra Harben at Noongar Mia Mia and were endorsed by the Telethon Kids Institute Ngullar Coorlungar Elder co-researchers.

Sustainable Indigenous housing in regional and remote Australia

The adoption of life-cycle costing frameworks offer potential to reduce expensive responsive repair work while guaranteeing amenity to householders.

Specialist homelessness services annual report

The specialist homelessness services web report is an annual report summarising data from the Specialist Homelessness Services Collection (SHSC).

Homes for ‘Tent City’ occupants welcomed

Confirming the pain felt by many people in the private rental market, the latest release of the Rental Affordability Index (RAI) reveals that rents across Western Australia remain unaffordable for many West Australians, in particular for people on low incomes.

Budget: High-Level Overview

Shelter WA has put together this High-Level overview of some of the housing and homelessness provisions in the WA 2020-21 Budget Papers.

Budget: Investment in social housing and homelessness a positive start to recovery

Shelter WA congratulates the McGowan Government on its fourth budget. Having a safe and secure home and building the homes so nobody is left behind is critical not only to keeping everybody safe but to drive economic and social recovery.

Elders’ Meeting

Facilitating the conversation between the Elders and the Minister was Shelter WA Board Member and Chair of Noongar Mia Mia Mr Gordon Cole who reflected on the solutions needed to increase housing supply and end homelessness for Aboriginal people.

Homelessness Week Communiqué

This year’s Homelessness Week had a focus on ending Aboriginal homelessness, coinciding with the 2020 Danjoo Koorliny Walking Together Social Impact Festival and the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day.

Closing the Gap

We welcome the inclusion of housing in the Agreement; that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people secure appropriate, affordable housing.

Homelessness Week 2020

Homelessness is still prevalent in 2020 and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples continue to experience higher levels of housing disadvantage than other Western Australians.

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.

Shelter WA in Canberra

Shelter WA went to advocate for increased investment in social and affordable housing and homelessness services, with a particular focus on the Aboriginal community housing sector.

Aboriginal Housing Strategy (VIC)

The Framework sets out a blueprint to improve Aboriginal housing outcomes in a generation.

Aboriginal Housing and Health – An innovation agenda

As a part of shaping the reports’ findings engagement activities are being conducted with stakeholders throughout Australia.

NT Shelter Visit

Shelter WA was delighted to be paid a visit from Peter McMillan the Executive Officer at NT Shelter.

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