Tag Archive for: Department of Communities

Communities’ Partnership Framework

The intent of the Community Partnerships Roundtable is to bring together Communities and the community services sector to identify and implement better ways of working together for the benefit of the Western Australian community.

#HW2022 | Communiqué

This chosen theme aims to discuss the opportunities for greater collaboration between health, housing and homeless services to reduce barriers and be more responsive to people experiencing homelessness, reducing the cycle of people in and out of the health system.

Proposed changes to Working with Children legislation

Key changes to the Working with Children (Criminal Record Checking) Act 2004 (the Act) proposed by the Bill.

Community Services Bulletin

Agencies should pass the increase on to eligible service providers as soon as possible.

#HW2022 | Local Government Homelessness Hub

The ACI is the flagship program at A Way Home Washington. It uses a By-Name List to track and drive evidence-based improvements to help reduce rough sleeping and chronic homelessness.

#HW2022 | Spotlight on Youth

The ACI is the flagship program at A Way Home Washington. It uses a By-Name List to track and drive evidence-based improvements to help reduce rough sleeping and chronic homelessness.

#HW2022 | Lived Experience Art Exhibition & Networking

Empathy is the centre of human rights activism. Empathy drives real change. ‘Walk A Day In My Shoes’ opened with a discussion on the need to listen to people with Lived Experience of Homelessness and act on the empathy that is evoked when listening.

#HW2022 | Climate, Homelessness, Housing & Health

The presentations were followed by a facilitated workshop to discuss how the sector is preparing for climate change and climate events, where current priorities lie and what barriers lie in the way to improvement.

#HW2022 | Government and Sector Updates

In his speech the Minister for Housing; Homelessness; Local Government Hon. John Carey MLA highlighted the issue around social housing of “getting the money out the door”.

#HW2022 | Symposium

In addition to hearing the work of Dr O’Connell the Symposium explored the gaps and opportunities between housing, health and homelessness.

#HW2022 | Data Dashboard Launch & Workshop

The population of people experiencing homelessness in Western Australia is characterised by an over-representation of Aboriginal people.

#HW2022 | COVID and Homelessness

A key challenge is going to be to maintain and build on these improvements in the post-pandemic world.

#HW2022 | Lived Experience Walks

Criss-crossing roads with indifference to the rain Josh and the twenty-five odd people following him created a sight for traffic passing by, particularly with television cameras in tow.

#HW2022 | Official Launch

In his recorded speech the Hon. John Carey referenced the many government initiatives currently underway to end homelessness.

Department of Communities’ Winter Reminder to request RATs and PPE/C

Don’t forget that you may be eligible for free stock.

Disability & Housing Forum to address housing barriers for people with disability

Ensuring everybody has access to a home that meets their needs is one of the key themes of the forum.