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Housing Tasmania

Catholic social enterprise wins national housing award

After just four years in operation, a unique Tasmanian Catholic social enterprise has won a prestigious national award. Source: Hobart Archdiocese.

Housing New South Wales

Praise for social housing investment in NSW Budget

The St Vincent de Paul Society New South Wales says last night’s state Budget takes a positive step towards addressing the housing crisis that will make a substantive difference to the lives of thousands of people living at the margins.

Housing

Brisbane Archdiocese offers sites to help ease housing crisis

Brisbane Archdiocese and The Salvation Army are offering 15 sites to the Queensland Government in a plan to ease housing stress across the state. Source: The Catholic Leader.

Housing Tasmania

Women denied opportunity for housing in Hobart

The St Vincent de Paul Society Tasmania is disappointed in Hobart City Council’s decision to reject plans for a social housing development in North Hobart for women over the age of 50. Source: The Mercury.

Housing

Albanese strikes housing agreement with states

Australians will be promised $12.3 billion in new housing programs in a Budget pitch to ease fears of chronic shortages, with new support for women and children who need shelter after fleeing domestic violence. Source: Sydney Morning Herald.

Housing

Report finds rental affordability the worst it has ever been

There is not a single property across Australia – or even a room in a shared house – that’s affordable for someone on youth allowance, according to a new report released today. Source: ABC News.

Budget Housing Poverty

Vinnies welcomes government funding for those doing it tough

The St Vincent de Paul Society has contacted leading ministers in the Albanese Government to commend them for driving policy change and financial commitments aimed at improving the wellbeing of many Australians who continue to struggle with daily demands.

First Nations Housing

Federal and NT governments announce $4b remote housing agreement

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has unveiled a $4 billion remote housing package for the Northern Territory, aimed at building hundreds of homes in Indigenous communities over the coming decade. Source: ABC News.

Housing

St Pat’s to boost social housing after receiving $7.5m grant

Homelessness support service St Patrick’s Community Support Centre has received a $7.5 million Western Australian Government grant to help build 28 social housing dwellings in Perth’s south metropolitan region. Source: The eRecord.