Barwon Homelessness Network Update – 17 March 2020



VCOSS- DHHS COVID-19 Community Sector Forum streamed meeting held on the 13th March
MARAM Alcohol & other Drug, Homelessness and Mental Health workers by the Centre of Excellence- Brief and Intermediate module on the 3rd April in Geelong (postponed)
Consumer Centred Housing- Focus Support (1 day) on 19th March in Geelong (postponed)
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
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

Previous news updates…

Barwon Homelessness Network Update – 25 Jun 2020

Barwon Homelessness Network Update – 25 Jun 2020

News: The Conversation- 22nd June- ‘Confusing and not delivering enough’: developers and councils want new affordable housing rules.The Age- 13th June- How the shock of COVID-19 could end street homelessness in VictoriaPRObono News- 18th June- Vulnerable Aussies...

Barwon Homelessness Network Update – 09 Jun 2020

Barwon Homelessness Network Update – 09 Jun 2020

News: The Sydney Morning Herald- 8th June- NSW launches $36 million to get rough sleepers into homesThe Conversation- 1st June- Money for social housing, not home buyers grants, is the key to construction stimulusThe Sydney Morning Herald- 3rd June- Social Housing...

Barwon Homelessness Network Update – 28 May 2020

Barwon Homelessness Network Update – 28 May 2020

News: ABC News- 28th May- Victoria’s family violence hubs are rushed and failing to demonstrate benefit, report findsPRObono News- 27th May- Youth drug and alcohol use on the risePRObono News- 25th May- The communities left behind in the pandemicABC News-...




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