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.

AIHW Specialist homelessness services 2019-20: WA Factsheet

AIHW Specialist Homelessness Services 2019-20: WA Factsheet • 25,000 clients were assisted in WA—9 per cent of the national SHS population (290,500 total clients). Of WA clients:• 41 per cent were homeless on first presentation, lower than the national rate (43 per cent).• 9 in 10 (89 per cent) who were at risk of homelessness […]

Housing is a social vaccine

Why are First Nations people forced to beg for something as fundamental as a home, on their own country, so they can keep their families safe?

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.

Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage 2020

The Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage report measures the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage

Overcrowded housing is an environmental factor that contributes to higher rates of preventable and infectious diseases.

Demand the Government gets serious about ending homelessness

Why are First Nations people forced to beg for something as fundamental as a home, on their own country, so they can keep their families safe?

Mental Health Services in Australia

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released their latest data on Mental Health Services in Australia.

Nous Group Community Partnership Scheme

Applications for consulting projects that seek to support and empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and Communities and to Navigate changes required doe to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Aboriginal Housing and Health – An innovation agenda

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

AHURI – Improving housing and service responses to domestic and family violence for Indigenous individuals and families

This research is part of a wider AHURI Inquiry into housing outcomes after domestic and family violence. This study investigated the needs of Indigenous women and children who are severely over-represented in rates of domestic and family violence (DFV). Developing culturally appropriate responses to Indigenous DFV and improving integration between housing and DFV and child […]

2019-2020 WA State Budget Analysis

Shelter WA has produced an analysis of the State Government Budget Papers and identified the key commitments and measures that will have a direct impact on all West Australians, with a focus on affordable housing and ending homelessness.

AIHW – Specialist homelessness services annual report 2017–18

The specialist homelessness services 2017–18 web report is the seventh annual report from the Specialist Homelessness Services Collection (SHSC). It describes the characteristics of clients of specialist homelessness services, the services requested, outcomes achieved, and unmet requests for services during 2017–18 View report here

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