Tag Archive for: Homelessness

Vaccinations to vulnerable populations

As targeted activities can occur from now up to end June 2022 the WA Primary Health Alliance are looking to keep the processes simple.

Vaccination Strategy

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.

Commissioning Strategy – Update

The Department has indicated it intends to undertake the following work as the next steps in commissioning across homelessness services.

Homelessness inquiry holds first hearing

Shelter WA has received an extension and will be providing a submission to the inquiry by Friday, 1 April 2022.

Research into funding of homelessness services

The Centre for Social Impact UWA has been awarded this work and the project is being overseen by a small advisory group of services providers.

Parity Launch

With its stunning front page artwork from First Nations artist Nerolie Bynder this edition of Parity is a must have for anyone who wants an understanding of work being done in Western Australia to end homelessness.

Ending homelessness in Australia: An evidence and policy deep dive

Homelessness is a complex problem. If we are to end it, we need to understand and engage all levers available to us.

ROGS Housing and Homelessness services analysis

Public housing dwelling conditions have continued to deteriorate across the state, with only 78.2 per cent of public dwellings meeting minimum acceptable standards.

Coffee with Conscience

Our #HW2021 donation recipient was The Underground Collaborative who provide pathways into long-term employment.

Additional portfolio responsibilities

Hon. John Carey MLA Carey will add Homelessness to his Housing and Local Government responsibilities, in addition to now overseeing the Lands portfolio.

STREET to STREET Launch

The sculptural installation challenges institutional boundaries by giving voice to people with Lived Experience of Housing Insecurity and Homelessness, through direct participation in a community-based arts project.

‘Street to Street’ gives voice to people with lived experience of homelessness

This work was inspired by a similar piece done by American Artist Rick Lowe, who obtained and transformed a row of derelict houses into real housing for single parents through a community art collective.

State of Play Report

A documentation of the experiences of LGBTIQA+ young people within the homelessness system.

Federal Election Advocacy Toolkit

The advocacy toolkit provides advice and guidance on raising the issue of older persons’ homelessness with federal politicians and candidates.

WA Seniors Strategy

Engagements are for all Western Australians and Aboriginal people are encouraged to participate.

COVID-19 rental housing and homelessness impacts in Australia

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.