Sydney Morning Herald- 20th February- The great Australian betrayal (we used to call it the dream)
ABC News- 24th February- A new bushfire crisis is emerging as experts brace for an imminent surge in domestic violence
PRObono News- 3rd February- Post-fire plan to house all Australians
Domain- 10th Feb- New refuge to open in Melbourne’s west as youth homelessness soars by 76%
PRObono News- 17th February- Government inquiry launches to find answers to homelessness
PRObono News-19th February- ‘It’s a continuation of the stolen generation’: How the social housing system is failing vulnerable Aboriginal women and their kids
PRObono News- 5th February- Community groups slam religious discrimination bill
ABC News- 22nd February- Family Violence shouldn’t be a culture war. Can’t we all agree killing women and children is wrong?
PRObono News- 26th February- ‘I go in, come out, and l’m all in tears: Vulnerable people humiliated by cashless welfare card
PRObono News- 27th February- More funding promised to men’s behaviour change programs, but we’re still not sure they work
MARAM Alcohol & other Drug, Homelessness and Mental Health workers by the Centre of Excellence- Brief and Intermediate module on the 5th March in Geelong
Consumer Centred Housing- Focus Support (1 day) on 19th March in Geelong
Consumer Affairs Victoria- Changes to the Residential Tenancies Act resources for community organistions
SHS training calendar for Semester One
Consumer Affairs Victoria- the rental laws are changing
The Specialist Homelessness Sector Transition Plan Hub update on progress
Council to Homeless Persons launch of the Specialist Homelessness Sector Workforce Capability Framework
Lifeline DV-alert Recognise and respond to Domestic Violence in Geelong on 19th & 20th March
Promoting Recovery, Understanding complex trauma & trauma informed practice in Warrnambool on the 25th June
MARAM Collaborative Practice training (full day) across a number of sites from the middle of March until the end of June (no cost). This training is most suited to practitioners from Tiers 2, 3 and 4.
Barwon Community Legal Service offers free legal advice appointments at locations throughout this region: to book a free appointment please contact 1300 430 599 or by email: email@example.com
We can assist with most areas of law – see our website for further details: (see attached brochure) https://barwoncls.org/free-legal-advice/what-we-cancant-help-with/
Victorian Inquiry into homelessness: Submissions to the Inquiry into Homelessness in Victoria have been extended until 16th March, 2020. An online submission form people and organisations that have experience with homelessness are invited to put forward suggestions to the Committee.