Tag Archive for: State Government

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.

Meeting Social Housing Need a Tipping Point for Federal Intervention

States fail to meet the required level of provision in the face of existing and future demand for social housing.

Polling finds overwhelming support for a budget boost to end homelessness

Findings from the polling, released to coincide with Homelessness Week 2021, show that housing, rental affordability and homelessness are in the top three issues that the community would like to see the state government focus on.

Queenslanders have a place to call home

The largest concentrated investment in social housing in Queensland’s history.

Housing and Assets Division

The new Housing and Assets Division will bring together the functions of the existing Assets Division and the Housing Policy functions from other divisions.

Unlock Housing

The research found a distinct lack of transitional planning for young people leaving out-of-home care and that this exacerbates the fact that care leavers have few options.

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.

A solution to Perth’s homeless crisis is within reach

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.

MEDIA RELEASE: Rental Relief Package Welcome News for Tenants

Shelter WA has welcomed the rental relief package announced by the State Government today to support renters and landlords.

RenewWA Climate Action

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.

WA Tomorrow – State of Western Australia

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 […]

AIHW – Australia’s welfare

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 […]

AIHW – People with disability in Australia

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. […]

2019-2020 WA State Budget Analysis

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.

AIHW – Specialist homelessness services annual report 2017–18

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