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Infrastructure wins big, but housing left behind

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 3rd April 2019 -  Despite infrastructure coming out as one of this year’s federal budget big winners, spending around social and affordable housing barely made mention, leaving community housing

Sector Slams Social Housing Spending at All Levels of Government

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 23rd January 2019 -  Victoria spends less than any other state in Australia on social housing, new research shows, with the community housing sector labelling the figures a “damning insight” into years

Sector Celebrates Shorten’s Historic Affordable Housing Commitment

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 18th December 2018 -  The community sector is celebrating Labor’s election commitment of 250,000 affordable rental properties over ten years, labelling it a game changer for vulnerable Australians

Labor Pledges to Put Affordable Housing Front and Centre of National Policy

Luke Michael, Thursday, 22nd November 2018 -  The community sector has welcomed a commitment from Labor leader Bill Shorten to prioritise affordable housing and implement a national housing strategy if elected.   Shorten

Federal Government Urged to Address Affordable Housing Gap

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 14th November 2018 -  The federal government is being urged to address a critical looming gap in affordable housing that advocates say threatens to push thousands into homelessness. The National Rental

New Research Finds Many Fear Threat Of Homelessness

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 8th August 2018 -  Homelessness is now a mainstream issue in Australia, social sector advocates say, after new research revealed 42 per cent of Australians feared becoming homeless. The Essential

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Providing Housing for Women and Children Escaping Domestic Violence

Luke Michael, Monday, 11th June 2018 -  Janelle Goulding is the CEO of Address Housing, a specialist housing provider for women and children affected by domestic violence. She is this week’s Changemaker. Goulding has

New Research Calls For National Housing Strategy

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 29th May 2018 -  A unified national housing strategy is crucial to addressing Australia’s shortfall of more than 200,000 affordable properties, according to new research. The Australian

Bleak Future Without Urgent Action For Brisbane Renters on The Margins

Stuart Lummis, Tuesday, 29th May 2018 -  To truly make an impact on Brisbane’s ever-increasing need for affordable housing, we need urgent action, writes BHC CEO Stuart Lummis. A snapshot released last week of the levels

Government Policy Failure to Blame for Rising Homelessness

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 15th May 2018 -  The Australian government’s failure to invest in social and affordable housing and policy failures around welfare are the key drivers behind rising homelessness in Australia,

Community Housing Integration to Help Address Affordability Crisis

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 9th May 2018 -  Community Housing Limited has consolidated its position as Australia’s largest not-for-profit housing provider by integrating with Horizon Housing, and has vowed to help address

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A Vision for Improved Housing Affordability in Australia

Luke Michael, Monday, 7th May 2018 -  Adrian Pisarski is the executive officer of National Shelter and has almost 40 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector. He is this week’s Changemaker. Pisarski has worked
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