Service providers are being swamped by people who are sleeping rough pleading for accommodation.
We urge all candidates to take time to look at the evidence of what works, and the positive initiatives in Perth that are providing permanent homes and support for people who have experienced homelessness.
Shelter WA has welcomed the rental relief package announced by the State Government today to support renters and landlords.
Shelter WA has joined an alliance of Western Australian community organisations who are demanding an immediate reduction in carbon emissions and increased investment in non-polluting, job-creating industries and carbon offsetting in the state.
The WA Tomorrow report provides the State Government with an estimate of the future population structure by age, sex and region in Western Australia. The forecasts are used across government agencies to plan for future service and infrastructure requirements where a change in the age and/or sex distribution needs to be considered. They are particularly […]
In the broadest sense, welfare refers to the wellbeing of individuals, families and the community. Many interrelated factors affect wellbeing—including housing, education, employment, health and safety. Wellbeing can be bolstered by support from family and friends or though formal services and assistance. The AIHW has compiled Australia’s welfare—a biennial national report card on the welfare of […]
People with disability in Australia brings together information from a range of national data sources to contribute to a greater understanding about disability in Australia. It shows that some people with disability face challenges routinely and actively participating in everyday life areas (such as employment) and are more likely to experience poor health, discrimination and violence. […]
Shelter WA has produced an analysis of the State Government Budget Papers and identified the key commitments and measures that will have a direct impact on all West Australians, with a focus on affordable housing and ending homelessness.
The specialist homelessness services 2017–18 web report is the seventh annual report from the Specialist Homelessness Services Collection (SHSC). It describes the characteristics of clients of specialist homelessness services, the services requested, outcomes achieved, and unmet requests for services during 2017–18 View report here