Australia needs a social housing future fund

The future fund is an important mechanism to address the ongoing decline of Australia’s social housing stock.

Aboriginal Procurement Policy Changes

The Department are holding a one hour briefing and Q&A session on Monday, 6 December 2021.

WA Seniors Strategy

The strategy will aim to support older Western Australians of all backgrounds to live their best life as they age.

Supporting communities forum homelessness working group communiqué

The working group will meet on a quarterly basis, in alignment with the Supporting Communities Forum schedule.

Community Sector Partnership Team – Updates

You can distribute this list to your members and a further update will be sent in January 2022.

Modular Build Program

Over a four year period, the program expects to assist 10,000 vulnerable WA households to reduce their living costs through low tech energy efficiency upgrades.

Shelter WA AGM 2021

At the meeting there were five board members elected who join the existing members continuing their term.

Community Sector Partnership Team – Updates

You can distribute this list to your members and a further update will be sent in January 2022.

Supporting Communities Forum

An initiative to build a collaborative partnership between the WA Government and the community services sector, a key contributor to economic growth, employment and community wellbeing, particularly for vulnerable Western Australians.

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.

Community Housing Roundtable

The Minister signalled his intent to leverage Community Housing Providers opportunities to drive new supply referencing the social housing investment fund and opportunities to access government land.

SHERP Grant Program enquiries

Clarifications has been provided for several enquiries received through the Department of Communities SHERP Grant mailbox.

Apply now to help the state’s most vulnerable

The Department’s $92.8 million Social Housing Economic Recovery Package Grants Program is now open, and providers of social housing are encouraged to apply.

WA Parity Edition

All those seeking input and feedback on their draft contributions should try to submit them as early as possible and preferably, no later than Friday, October 15 2021.

Homes for Homes

Homes for Homes are on track to generate more than $1 billion for social and affordable housing projects over the next 30 years.

Department of Communities Homelessness Update

An update on the current work in the Department of Communities Homelessness Team.