Tag Archive for: Local Government

Local governments share knowledge on homelessness with new hub

The knowledge hub lived the values and spirit of ending homelessness in WA, by working together to solve the complex issues that cause homelessness.

Homelessness Outreach

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

Australian Local Government business papers

Shelter WA urges all delegates to support the motions that address the growing and evolving housing affordability challenges across Australian rural, regional, and metropolitan communities.

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.

National Disaster Risk Reduction

Eligible applicants, including local and state government agencies, government trading entities, incorporated organisations and not-for-profit organisations may apply for funding.

The Australian Dream: Inquiry into housing affordability and supply in Australia

In this report, the Committee makes sixteen recommendations to improve housing supply and affordability across the country.

Bring it home in the Budget

Figures released last month showed that at least 56 people died while homeless in Perth in 2020.

Public Comment Open: City of Bayswater Homelessness Strategy

The development of the Implementation Plan has been overseen by the City’s Local Homelessness Advisory Committee.

Interim R-Codes

Aimed at supporting the residential building industry, local governments, and homeowners by simplifying clauses and streamlining approval processes for low to medium density housing projects.

Community Resilience Scorecard

Western Australia’s largest collaboration to map well-being and resilience levels and to advise local governments where to prioritise efforts as we recover from the impacts of COVID-19.

Rent Hibernation: Reducing pressure on landlords and tenants

The COVID-19 crisis has brought to light the importance of having a home. Whist also highlighting the incredible financial stress felt by both indebted landlords and low to moderate-income renters.

Drinking Fountains on

In response to advice from the Department of Health, local WA councils are turning their drinking fountains back on.

Turning off the Taps

Concerns raised about the impact of turning off taps in parks and reserves.