Tag Archive for: John Carey MLA

Minister meets Shelter WA Board on housing, homelessness

Recently the Minister presented Shelter WA with a Lotterywest grant supporting a twelve-month Infection Control Program.

#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.

Shelter WA in the Wheatbelt

Housing Minister John Carey announced Evoke Living Homes as one of six building companies appointed to the state-wide modular build panel.

#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 | 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 | Official Launch

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

Homelessness Outreach

The funding comes as Shelter WA continues work on its Local Government Homelessness Knowledge Hub.

Infection Control Program Lotterywest presentation

To make sure the program remains relevant to sector needs representatives including regional representation have formed a reference group.

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.

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.

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.

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.

ahi Brighter Future Awards

Paula O’Leary was one of six highlighted at the Ahi’s Brighter Future Awards which included two new categories — the Future Leader Award and Response to COVID-19 Award.

Waterwise public housing project expansion welcomed as win-win-win

During the pilot program, nearly 1,000 water audits were carried out at high water use public housing properties, with 620 receiving leak repairs and 735 receiving water efficient fixtures.

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.

Modular used for social housing

The two modular homes are being delivered through existing investment and are on top of the 150 modular homes for regional WA.