Entries by chiavic_adm

Maintenance opportunity

Active is seeking an experienced maintenance coordinator to join its team.  The maintenance coordinator, is responsible for the day to day coordination of repairs, maintenance and oversight of properties owned or managed by Active. The function of the role includes: Receive works requests, assess, and commission maintenance works. Arrange routine maintenance that does not require […]

Wintringham purchases Coburg units

Wintringham has purchased an independent living residence in Coburg, with the aim of updating, modernising and potentially increasing the number of units available for people aged over 50. Wintringham bought Irving Benson Court from Uniting Vic.Tas with the generous support of the Peter and Lyndy White Foundation. At present, the development is home to 17 […]

New directors get on board of HHS

Three new Directors have joined Haven; Home, Safe’s board, bringing a broad range of business and cultural skills to the homelessness service and affordable housing provider, Chair Sue Clarke says. Jan Snell, Gerard José, and Damien Tangey have been appointed to the Board of Directors of Haven; Home, Safe. ‘Their background, qualifications and experience will […]

Improving tenants’ access to the NDIS

CHIA Vic is offering subsidised training for community housing workers aimed at improving workers understanding of the NDIS and their ability to advise tenants about the NDIS and other support programs available to sustain their tenancies. The first training course, on Thursday 21 Feb, will focus on questions of access and eligibility for the NDIS. It […]

Rethinking transitional housing

Victoria’s THM program was established in 1997 to provide short term housing combined with support for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. With the program turning 21 the Department of Health and Human Services initiated a review in 2017, to develop high level options and recommendations to refresh policy and operational […]

CHIA Vic’s State Budget submission

CHIA Vic has written to Treasurer Pallis to provide input into the first budget of this new government. We argued that this budget provides a great opportunity to build on the new government’s momentum and tackle the bleak picture for those in housing need, as outlined in the Report on Government Services released last month. […]