Life after Lockdown

This report analyses data and presents findings drawn from Anglicare’s own services, focusing on areas arising from COVID-19.

New Director Generals

A number of changes in senior leadership roles have been announced effective from Monday, 31 May 2021.

Communiqué: Housing Emergency Response Group

Communique: Housing Emergency Response Group

Changes to National Construction Code accessibility standards welcome news

It is disappointing that the WA Minister, along with the Ministers from, NSW and SA did not support this change.

Stop Jailing Children

In WA we imprison children as young as ten.

Rough Sleeper Pandemic Plan

We are in touch with the Department of Communities, Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia (YACWA), Western Australian Council of Social Service (WACOSS) and frontline services in relation to the Rough Sleeper Pandemic Plan.

Interim R-Codes

Aimed at supporting the residential building industry, local governments, and homeowners by simplifying clauses and streamlining approval processes for low to medium density housing projects.

Don’t Close the Door – Save Homelessness Services!

If this payment does not continue, there will be a loss of $8M per year to homelessness services across Western Australia.

PILLAR Funding Continues

Perth Inner City Youth Service’s (PICYS) PILLAR program has secured extended funding through to the end of June 2022, at a scaled up COVID-19 response capacity.

We know how to handle a crisis so let’s fix homelessness

With the end of the looming moratorium we need a commitment from government to support people to stay in their homes.

Community Sector Update – COVID-19 Response

Sector partners are encouraged to remain vigilant and adhere to the current restriction measures in place to ensure their own safety and wellbeing, as well as that of the individuals and families that depend on services.

Views of Housing in the Economy: Abstract Dreamings or Real Directions?

This report analyses the expert opinions of 87 leading economists and other senior housing market specialists on interrelationships between the housing system, economic performance, and wealth distribution in Australia.

COVID-19 Rental Housing and Homelessness Policy Impacts

This report shows the gains made on reducing homelessness during the pandemic are slipping away and less than a third of those assisted with temporary hotel accommodation during the crisis were later transitioned into longer-term affordable housing.

Community Sector Update – COVID-19 Response

Transition out of lockdown from 6:01pm Friday, 5 February 2021.

UNLOCK HOUSING – To address the WA Housing Crisis

Unlock housing. Service providers are being swamped by people who are sleeping rough pleading for accommodation.

Community Sector Update – COVID-19 Response

Transition out of lockdown from 6:01pm Friday, 5 February 2021.