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Election Scorecard – Why was housing missed on the hustings?

The election scorecard has been released the day after Housing Minister Peter Tinley AM MLA denied Western Australia is experiencing a housing crisis.

We know how to handle a crisis so let’s fix homelessness

With the end of the looming moratorium we need a commitment from government to support people to stay in their homes.

UNLOCK HOUSING – To address the WA Housing Crisis

Unlock housing. Service providers are being swamped by people who are sleeping rough pleading for accommodation.

We all need a home to stay home

The government’s response, in partnership with the community sector, to provide rapid accommodation and service support for people who were sleeping in local parks prior to lock-down shows with the will and additional resources we can act quickly to get people off the streets.

To be safe and strong all people need a place to call home

Service providers are being swamped by people who are sleeping rough pleading for accommodation.

Being homeless is no picnic

Being homeless is no picnic

We need housing first to house the homeless – tents are not the answer

We need housing first to house the homeless – tents are not the answer

How can we continue to turn a blind eye, when the homeless are hidden no more?

Why are First Nations people forced to beg for something as fundamental as a home, on their own country, so they can keep their families safe?

Housing is a social vaccine

Why are First Nations people forced to beg for something as fundamental as a home, on their own country, so they can keep their families safe?

A Western Australia for Everyone: State Disability Strategy 2020-2030

The consultation process for the State Disability Strategy highlighted a lack of accessible housing options across public and private markets.

Demand the Government gets serious about ending homelessness

Why are First Nations people forced to beg for something as fundamental as a home, on their own country, so they can keep their families safe?

Co-resident Carer Rent Setting Policy

New rent setting policy for social housing will be released on Monday, 7 December 2020.

Victoria’s $5.3 billion Big Housing Build

$5.3 billion to construct more than 12,000 new homes throughout metro and regional Victoria over the next four years.

Australian Homelessness Monitor

The Australian Homelessness Monitor 2020 (AHM 2020) analyses changes in the scale and nature of homelessnessin Australia, as well as its social and economic drivers.

WA can and must do better in providing social housing

This letter appeared in The West Australian on Sunday, 8 November. It is written by Michelle Mackenzie, the CEO of Shelter WA.

Jobs Availability Snapshot 2020

This year has been particularly devastating for the jobs market. The COVID-19 pandemic and the economic shutdowns required to manage community transmission have resulted in a steep rise in unemployment and underemployment.