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Reimagining Indigenous Housing, Health and Wealth

An ecological approach to realising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians’ aspirations for a high standard of health and housing, and of personal and collective wealth.

Don’t Close the Door – Save Homelessness Services!

If this payment does not continue, there will be a loss of $8M per year to homelessness services across Western Australia.

Federal Homelessness Funding must not be reduced

Homelessness Australia in partnership with National Shelter and other peaks is undertaking advocacy at a national level for retention of this payment through the Don’t Close the Door/ERO cuts to homelessness services campaign.

Views of Housing in the Economy: Abstract Dreamings or Real Directions?

This report analyses the expert opinions of 87 leading economists and other senior housing market specialists on interrelationships between the housing system, economic performance, and wealth distribution in Australia.

COVID-19 Rental Housing and Homelessness Policy Impacts

This report shows the gains made on reducing homelessness during the pandemic are slipping away and less than a third of those assisted with temporary hotel accommodation during the crisis were later transitioned into longer-term affordable housing.

2021-22 Pre-Budget Submissions

The Minister for Housing and Assistant Treasurer called for submissions from individuals, businesses and community groups on their views regarding priorities for the 2021-22 Budget.

RAI | Rental as anything: Pensioner Pain

Confirming the pain felt by many people in the private rental market, the latest release of the Rental Affordability Index (RAI) reveals that rents across Western Australia remain unaffordable for many West Australians, in particular for people on low incomes.

Rental Affordability Index Case Studies

National Shelter, Bendigo Bank, the Brotherhood of St Laurence, and SGS Economics and Planning will be releasing the Rental Affordability Index in December 2020.

Shelter WA AGM 2020

The Executive Officer of National Shelter Adrian Pisarski was the special guest speaker this year. In his Zoom presentation he announced the formation of “a historic coalition of community organisations” who are coming together to push for an investment in social housing.

Aged Care Services

The Commonwealth Department of Health has invited Shelter WA to participate in a review of aged care services for older people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Social Housing is the Missing Infrastructure

The government has not heeded calls from industry, community, unions and a choir of leading economists to build homes for people unable to access ownership or high market rents.

National Affordable Housing Alliance

The Alliance recognises the growing calls for a social housing stimulus, reflecting the importance of this issue for the whole community.

New Summit Group

National Shelter has submitted their budget submission to the Federal Treasurer calling for investment in new social housing via SHARP, an Affordable Rental Incentive.

National Shelter Budget Submissions

National Shelter has submitted their budget submission to the Federal Treasurer calling for investment in new social housing via SHARP, an Affordable Rental Incentive.

Moving on Survey

Calling all Renters, Landlords and Property Managers. There is no data available to the public to help us understand the reasons why tenancies end the effects of the pandemic and more!

Inquiry into Homelessness

The House Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs has held two public hearings for its inquiry into homelessness in Australia.