Retiring Into Poverty

September 3, 2018 0

Australian women aged over 50 are at greater risk of financial and housing insecurity than older men. This has been linked to a number of compounding and systemic factors. Women in this older age group […]


Older women at risk of homelessness a worry

September 3, 2018 0

Australia’s Age Discrimination Commissioner is in Katherine today exploring the challenges of elder abuse. Dr Kay Patterson said she is particularly worried about the number of older women at risk of homelessness. Spending 10 days across Darwin, […]

In the media

Lisa Woolley celebrates 20 years at VisionWest

August 20, 2018 0

VisionWest Community Trust recently held a special event to mark the 20th anniversary of Lisa Woolley as Chief Executive Officer. With the presentation of a taonga and afternoon tea, Lisa’s family, local supporters and VisionWest […]

In the media

Women’s Experience of Homelessness

August 15, 2018 0

42% of Australia’s homeless population are women. These women experience violence and exploitation. Juliet Watson from RMIT university has spent time speaking with women about their experiences of homelessness which have been published in the book […]