Tag Archive for: Homelessness

#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.

New data reveals homelessness on the rise

The data showed a significant over-representation of Aboriginaland Torres Strait Islander people in the Western Australian homeless population.

#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.

Homelessness Week 22

New ideas will be explored between housing, health and homelessness during a series of expert discussion events and workshops as part of Homelessness Week 2022.

John Carey MLA: Statement regarding homelessness drop-in centre

I respect the right of councils to make decisions but does not mean they should not be publicly scrutinised, and held to account.

Report shows funding for WA homeless services inadequate

This report is based on findings from 73 homelessness services operating across WA and outcomes from focus groups comprising of homelessness service CEOs and managers.

The Funding of Western Australian Homelessness Services

This report is based on findings from 73 homelessness services operating across WA and outcomes from focus groups comprising of homelessness service CEOs and managers.

Budget Briefing

Increased investment to spot purchase homes to increase social housing supply is very welcome.

Australia’s COVID-19 pandemic housing policy responses

It considered literature and policy from Australia and a small number of international comparator policies; conducted online surveys of landlords and of economists; and consulted key stake holders.

Infection Control Program

The program will be overseen by Shelter WA’s Infection Control Program Reference Group.

Centre for Social Impact Research into homelessness services funding

The next step of the research will be an analysis of the survey data and the collection of qualitative data through a number of focus groups and case studies.

Inquiry into the financial administration of homelessness services

The extension will allow us to incorporate findings of the research being undertaken by the Centre for Social Impact, UWA, on behalf of Shelter WA.

Online Homelessness Services Portal

The portal concept was identified following discussions between the Department of Communities and community service organisations, with significant input provided by people with lived experience of homelessness.