For community housing organisations, the Victorian Government’s emphasis on social procurement presents a supported opportunity to lead the way in creating genuine, long-term, inclusive social change.
CHIA Vic is committed to providing support to CHOs not only to meet the requirements of the Big Housing Build, but more importantly, to leverage this opportunity to actively prioritise social objectives such as equality, safety, diversity, inclusion and sustainability. In this way, CHOs can fulfil their core mission of providing housing to vulnerable people while building the effectiveness of the sector and setting a leading example for other sectors.
Throughout 2021, CHIA Vic will be supporting members to understand and adopt social procurement practices. This work will include:
If there is any other support needed or if you have feedback on specific resources that are a priority for your organisation, please contact CHIA Vic on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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