New rough sleeping protocol signed

September 28, 2017 0

The City of Melbourne has quietly backed away from its controversial proposal to tackle rough sleeping via amending its local laws dealing with camping. Instead, on September 26 it announced an agreed protocol with Victoria […]

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Auto rent deduction for housing tenants

September 15, 2017 0

The federal government is proposing a new scheme that will see rent and utility bills automatically deducted from welfare payments for social housing tenants. People living in social housing will have their rent and utility […]

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Turnbull tightens grip on welfare dollars

September 14, 2017 0

Australians living in social housing could soon have their welfare payments automatically docked to cover rent and utility bills. Social Services Minister Christian Porter believes the scheme will help reduce homelessness among tenants with serious […]

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New deal signed to aid homeless

September 7, 2017 0

The NT and Commonwealth governments have signed a one-year deal to provide $10.84 million to tackle homelessness and provide accommodation and support services for people in need. Housing Minister Gerry McCarthy said the partnership would […]

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Toowoomba’s homeless get funding boost

September 6, 2017 0

YOUNG Queenslanders experiencing tough times in the Toowoomba region are set to acquire the skills for success beyond crisis care thanks to a funding boost from the Queensland Government’s Dignity First Fund. Minister for Housing […]