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Community Sector Partnership Team – Taskforce on Homelessness Update

The sector partnerships team will look at sharing some consolidated information about the new Lotterywest framework with taskforces.

Community Sector Partnership Team – Taskforce on Homelessness Update

A survey on emerging homelessness and housing issues has been designed to capture and gather information across the regions around the impacts of COVID-19.

Community Sector Partnership Team – Taskforce on Homelessness Update

With the conclusion of the Nous work and scenario planning underway, this meeting considered the future of the Taskforce and agreed it had proven to be a valuable information-sharing conduit between the Sector and Department.

Community Sector Partnership Team – Taskforce on Homelessness Update

Head of Recovery, Paul Issachsen joined the Taskforce to recap the newly announced State Government COVID-19 Recovery Plan and how the Department will be looking to the Taskforces to inform and support the ‘Social’ domain, led by Director-General Michelle Andrews.

Community Sector Partnership Team – Taskforce on Homelessness Update

Chief Incident Controller Jason Beeley joined the Taskforce to update on the work of the State Welfare Incident Control Centre (SWICC).

Community Sector Partnership Team – Taskforce on Homelessness Update

Acknowledging the gap in data collection around people experiencing homelessness in the metropolitan area, it was agreed the different data sets – in particular the By Name List and data collection by Local Governments – need to be brought together.

Community Sector Partnership Team – Taskforce on Homelessness Update

Co-Chairs workshop with Nous Group. This robust session involving the co-chairs from all nine taskforces provided a pulse check of our work so far, the progress made and our path forward. The co-chairs were provided with key information to underpin this work, including Terms of Reference, Partnership Principles and Communications and Stakeholder Strategies.

Homelessness Taskforce Reformed

The COVID-19 Taskforce on Homelessness has been reformed with the intention of streamlining processes and further targeting work.