Entries by chiavic_adm

Energy efficient homes to replace rundown estates

More vulnerable Victorians will be able to access social housing with the Victorian Government’s announcement that redevelopment is to begin of a rundown housing estate in West Brunswick. Community housing organisation Women’s Housing Limited will manage the completed redevelopment, which will increase social housing numbers by 45 per cent. Women’s Housing CEO Judy Line says, […]

STCH seeking Office Administrator

St Kilda Community Housing is seeking an experienced Office Manager. This position is responsible for the overall operation of the office and provision of general administrative support to the CEO and Senior Managers.  A significant part of this role is to assist the Finance Manager with daily finance tasks. Key Selection Criteria: Sound accounting skills […]

Lord Mayor’s Innovation Grants open today

The Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation Innovation Grants round supports new ideas – large and small – that address the social and environmental priorities of Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation. This grant round will be the first under the Foundation’s 2019 – 2023 Strategic Plan, which features revised outcomes within the four Impact Areas, one of which is […]

HousingFirst Annual Art Exhibition

The HousingFirst Annual Art Exhibition showcases mixed media art and photography proudly created by tenants living in community housing. This year, artists consider the concept of Our Place: is it a sense of connection to geographical location or inside space? A feeling within oneself, or tied to one’s identity? Does it relate to a sense […]

More controls on development on Fed Govt land: Sukkar

Commonwealth Housing Minister Michael Sukkar has been reported as saying the ‘good old days’are over for developers who buy Commonwealth land cheaply and fail to provide any social or affordable housing. In an article in the Financial Review, Mr Sukkar says the Federal Government would be prepared to sell land for a cheaper price if […]

Call for action on rooming houses

The Southern Homelessness Services Network (SHSN) has called on the State Government to fund the development of a standardised accommodation ratings system for private rooming house providers.  The call follows the SHSN’s Rooming House Summit which aimed to tackle the issue of privately run, expensive, sub-standard, exploitative rooming houses. There are approximately 500 registered rooming […]