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Homelessness Housing

Putting people in the picture about homelessness

Centacare Evolve Housing in Tasmania will mark Homelessness Week with an intergenerational art project to challenge the stigma around people who access social and affordable housing. Source: The Mercury.


Housing stoush could give Albanese trigger for double dissolution

Labor will bring its contentious $10 billion housing bill back to Parliament next week, daring the Greens and Coalition to block the unchanged legislation a second time, which would hand the Albanese Government a trigger for an early federal election. Source: The Age.


Call for action as housing stress affects growing number of Australians

Advocates warn that the nation’s housing crisis is getting worse, with a survey of hundreds of renters revealing the majority are now under “housing stress”. Source: ABC News.

Housing Northern Territory

Vinnies in talks with NT Government over housing for homeless

The St Vincent de Paul Society is in negotiations with the Northern Territory Government to explore homelessness and affordable housing options, including making better use of existing land and redevelopment.

Family Violence Housing New South Wales

Family violence victims get greater access to accommodation 

Those seeking emergency accommodation in New South Wales will now have greater access and a higher asset threshold to qualify, the Minns Government announced. Source: Yahoo News.


Housing supply must be top priority: Vinnies

The St Vincent de Paul Society says the Albanese Government’s stalled Housing and Future Fund Bill is a disaster for the many Australians whose lives are in limbo while they search for a place to live.


Government’s response to housing crisis ‘a fantastic first step’

Catholic organisations in Canberra have welcomed the news that the ACT will receive $50 million from the Albanese Government to boost social housing. Source: Catholic Voice.

Housing Queensland

Queensland Government and Vinnies team up for social housing

The Queensland Government is delivering 147 new social homes in partnership with the St Vincent de Paul Society, with another 13 now wrapping up works in Brisbane’s northern suburbs. Source: Australian Property Journal.


Commonwealth to inject $2b for social housing this month

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has announced a one-off $2 billion social housing plan to ensure every Australian “has a roof over their head”. Source: 9News.