GTG
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES for the COMMON GOOD
NEWS  |  Politics

Homelessness Agreement Finalised


Thursday, 17th July 2014 at 10:08 am
Staff Reporter
All Australian States and Territories have now signed on to the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness to continue funding for the next 12 months, according to the Federal Government.

Thursday, 17th July 2014
at 10:08 am
Staff Reporter


0 Comments


FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

 Print
Homelessness Agreement Finalised
Thursday, 17th July 2014 at 10:08 am

All Australian States and Territories have now signed on to the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness to continue funding for the next 12 months, according to the Federal Government.

This follows the finalisation of agreements with South Australia and Tasmania – the last States to sign the 2014-15 agreement.

Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews said the NPAH would provide up to $115 million in Federal funding for homelessness initiatives delivered by the States and Territories.

“Now that each of the States and Territories have agreed to the NPAH, we are able to start working collaboratively to achieve a lasting legacy of helping all Australians gain safe, affordable and appropriate housing,” Andrews said.

The Federal Government has not given any funding assurances beyond the next 12 months.

However, the Federal Government said that it was about to undertake a national review of the housing affordability and homelessness policies and programs.




Got a story to share?

Got a news tip or article idea for Pro Bono News? Or perhaps you would like to write an article and join a growing community of sector leaders sharing their thoughts and analysis with Pro Bono News readers?

Get in touch at news@probonoaustralia.com.au


Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Entries Open for 2018 Workplace Giving Excellence Awards

Luke Michael

Thursday, 2nd August 2018 at 8:25 am

Why NFPs Should Volunteer to File a Modern Slavery Statement

Rob Jackson

Thursday, 26th July 2018 at 1:59 pm

Why Investing in an Awards Event Brings Results

Paul Carter

Wednesday, 25th July 2018 at 1:59 pm

Social Sector on Notice to Prepare for Population Debate

Paul Carter

Wednesday, 18th July 2018 at 12:44 pm

POPULAR

Concerns Raised Over NDIS Barriers for Homeless People With Disability

Maggie Coggan

Tuesday, 7th August 2018 at 8:24 am

NFPs Urged to Focus on Purpose

Luke Michael

Tuesday, 7th August 2018 at 8:27 am

Coordinated Care at Risk Under Marketisation of the NDIS

Luke Michael

Thursday, 9th August 2018 at 8:20 am

Disability Advocates Welcome Pledge to Remove NDIA Staff Cap

Luke Michael

Wednesday, 8th August 2018 at 5:12 pm

GTG
pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook

The social sector's most essential news coverage. Delivered free to your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

You have Successfully Subscribed!