Entries by chiavic_adm

Changing Futures Campaign

A festive message from Women’s Property Initiative: This festive season, give to help women and children with no place to call home…In the midst of our housing crisis, two out of every three people seeking help for homelessness are women. We know there are many more who are the hidden homeless, living in highly unstable […]

GM position at HousingFirst

HousingFirst has recently entered an exciting new phase with the expansion of its property portfolio, currently managing over 1200 properties with a pipeline of 500 additional properties and strategic plans for future growth to ensure they are an integral part of the social housing system now and in the future in Melbourne. To support this […]

Ice training for frontline workers

360Edge, Australia’s leading alcohol and other drug consultants, is now delivering free half-day workshops to frontline workers across Victoria. This free session will empower you with the knowledge and skills to understand and work effectively with people may be affected by ice. What you will learn. – Understand the effects of ice and identify users – […]

Centacare GM role

Centacare Ballarat is seeking a General Manager, Corporate Services. Your role will be to effectively manage the assets of Centacare, financial, corporate and associated services and provide strategic advice as required within the framework of Centacare’s mission and vision. Providing leadership and direction across a range of portfolios including, Finance/Payroll, ITC, Marketing & Communications, Facilities […]

AHURI report backs call for housing as infrastructure

Roads, rail, hospitals, schools are all defined as ‘essential infrastructure’; vital for the function of society. In the lead up to the state election, uncosted infrastructure projects were thrown on the table with gay abandon. Politicians in hi-vis made dramatic claims about the benefits of multi-billion projects that will be decades in the making. Roads, […]

Judy Line retires from CHIA Vic Board

 Long-time board member Judy Line stepped down at the November board meeting to give others the unique opportunity to serve on the board of the Victorian peak body for community housing. Judy first joined the board in 2007 and has seen the peak evolve over that time, including the name change from the Community Housing […]

Nominate someone who is making an impact

The Impact 25 awards showcase individuals who are working to make the world a better place. Every day these people serve as a powerful force for good in communities across Australia and in countries around the world. You can nominate up to three people (including yourself!) between now and Thursday 13 December 2018. Nominate a […]

Peppercorn lease change

 Community housing organisations that are lessees under peppercorn leases (and do not have service concession arrangements) will no longer be required to fair value the right-of-use asset. The change follows the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) announcement that it is proposing a temporary option to defer requirements for not-for-profit lessees to determine the fair value […]

The Gatwick: The Last Chance Hotel

It’s a pity this documentary did not screen before Channel 9 bought The Gatwick rooming house for its TV renovation program, The Block. With many of the Gatwick’s former residents now homeless or in jail, the documentary shows how essential the place was as a refuge for Melbourne’s most vulnerable. Gatwick: The Last Chance Hotel is available […]

Back to the future

It’s back to the future with Richard Wynne being appointed again as Minister for Housing. Members know him well and appreciate that he was the last Housing Minister to deliver on growth through a state fund and the Nation Building Initiative. Born in 1955, Mr Wynne grew up in the inner suburbs of Melbourne and […]