$5.3 billion to construct more than 12,000 new homes throughout metro and regional Victoria over the next four years.
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.
This letter appeared in The West Australian on Sunday, 8 November. It is written by Michelle Mackenzie, the CEO of Shelter WA.
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.
We are pleased that the strategy uses the levers available to government to create more diverse, climate appropriate housing choice within liveable, inclusive and connected communities.
Shelter WA has put together this High-Level overview of some of the housing and homelessness provisions in the WA 2020-21 Budget Papers.
Shelter WA congratulates the McGowan Government on its fourth budget. Having a safe and secure home and building the homes so nobody is left behind is critical not only to keeping everybody safe but to drive economic and social recovery.
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.
The Mental Health Commission has developed this strategy: A Safe Place – A Western Australian strategy to provide safe and stable accommodation, and support to people experiencing mental health, alcohol and other drug issues 2020-2025 with input from a range of stakeholders.
This signals a significant and important shift acknowledging the social and economic challenges and opportunities facing Australians.
This report explores the barriers people with disability in Western Australia face when seeking a home.
A consultative workshop for Community Housing Providers on creating a social housing framework has been announced.
Everybody’s Home and Homelessness Australia have had heatmaps produced that show by state and federal electorate how many people are homeless and how much social housing is needed.
The McGowan Labor Government have announced recovery plans for a number of regional areas of Western Australia including the Kimberly, Gascoyne, Wheatbelt, Goldfields-Esperance, and Great Southern.
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has published a new report on housing assistance in Australia.
Skyrocketing rents, a tightening of the rental market and widespread job losses has increased the urgent need for more social housing in Western Australia.