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Share Acts of Kindness Gift Catalogue – a gift that keeps on giving

SHARE has just launched its new ‘Acts of Kindness’ catalogue to encourage people to spread kindness with gifts to mark a special occasion. It’s in a bid to encourage people to buy a gift that helps put food on the … Continue reading

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2014 Community Education Program Grants: Applications now open

  The Community Education Grant program helps organisations run initiatives enriching the lives of young people, encouraging self-development and enabling young people to give back to their communities. We’re inspired by the programs we support and the role they play … Continue reading

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Housing and Homelessness Policy Snapshot

This policy snapshot outlines the UnitingCare Victoria and Tasmania (UnitingCare) network’s assessment of the key issues facing Victoria’s housing and homelessness sectors and provides recommendations on how to address some of these challenges. ‘The main issue underlying Victoria’s housing crisis … Continue reading

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Discrimination in Victoria’s private rental market report

Barriers to the private rental market, including unlawful discrimination, are a significant cause of disadvantage for many people in Victoria. The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human rights Commission conducted a survey of people’s experiences of applying for private rental accommodation, … Continue reading

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UnitingCare Victoria and Tasmania responds to social housing consultation

       UnitingCare Victoria and Tasmania (UCVT) recently responded to the ongoing Victorian Government social housing inquiry ‘Pathways to a Fair and Sustainable Social Housing System: a discussion paper on the options to improve the supply of quality housing’. The submission draws … Continue reading

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Pathways to a new Victorian social housing framework – participate and give your feedback!

On 30 April, the Minister for Housing Wendy Lovell announced that “the Victorian Government will begin a three month public consultation process on the future direction of social housing“. Over the past two years there have been a Parliamentary Inquiry … Continue reading

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