This report is part of a series on poverty and inequality in Australia produced by a partnership between the Australian Council of Social Service and the University of New South Wales.
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A Congregate Living Facilities setting includes facilities where people live on a short or long-term basis including for work purposes.
The report contains the section ‘The Role of Housing Costs in Driving Poverty’ which focuses on how financially vulnerable people are forced to make spending decisions on really tight margins with little or no discretionary income.
Shelter WA sees this as a positive collaboration to increase vaccination rates within this population. The strategy builds on the good work undertaken by the sector and government to accelerate vaccinations rates.
By household type, the strongest growth in new households is expected from lone person households (595,000), followed by couple families without children (488,000), then couple families with children (361,000).
We’re working closely with the community services sector to ensure services can continue to be delivered to vulnerable community members.
The request for COVID-19 mandatory vaccination disclosure is included where service delivery involves occupations or workforces that are, or may become, subject to a mandatory vaccination order.
Questions asked during the webinar are being collated and will be posted in FAQs in coming days at the same link.
Hear from speakers at the Health Department, Department of Premier and Cabinet and Department of Communities.
The inaugural Board meeting of the new organisation was held in August 2019, and the organisation was incorporated as T.H.E Community Legal Centre on 2 October 2019.
New research by the ACOSS/UNSW Poverty and Inequality Partnership shows renters on low and modest incomes are in the grip of a housing pincer, especially in regional Australia, as surging rents and the Commonwealth’s neglect of social and affordable housing creates acute stress.
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.
There is a possibility that the Directions will apply to your entire workforce, staff who are in the same building or location as staff who perform these tasks.
Figures released last month showed that at least 56 people died while homeless in Perth in 2020.
Findings from the polling, released to coincide with Homelessness Week 2021, show that housing, rental affordability and homelessness are in the top three issues that the community would like to see the state government focus on.
The Department of Health, WACOSS and Shelter WA are inviting frontline community services employees to attend an online information session.