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Innovative Financing Models to Improve the Supply of Affordable Housing

Policy/Procedure | Publication Date: 1 October 2021

On 7 January 2016, the Minister for Social Services, the Hon Christian Porter MP, and the then Assistant Minister to the Treasurer, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, announced that the Commonwealth would...


Annual Community Service Sector Survey – ACOSS

Sector Initiatives | Publication Date: 20 September 2021

ACOSS and the COSS Network have opened the 2021 Australian Community Sector Survey, which will remain open until 24 September. The Australian Community Sector Survey is the longest-running survey...


Taking urgent action to address homelessness of older women

Sector Initiatives | Publication Date: 17 September 2021

Send a message to your Federal Representatives We need to turn our awareness of older women's homelessness into targeted action. Use this link to send a message to your elected representatives...


The Community Services Industry Plan 2021‑2031 – Tasmania

Sector Initiatives | Publication Date: 6 September 2021

The Community Services Industry Plan 2021‑2031 is a strategic approach to growing the skills and capacity of community services workers. It provides the overarching framework to guide strategic...



Sector Initiatives | Publication Date: 2 September 2021

Charlotte, NC and Mecklenburg County have worked to end veteran homelessness and driven remarkable progress despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Since 2019, the community of 1.11 million has reduced...


Lives Lived Well provide support for people affected by: alcohol and other drugs mental health gambling community re-entry. The Group Day Program allows you to experience a similar level of...


How early learning can help end intergenerational trauma

Presentations and Webinars | Publication Date: 1 September 2021

How do you alleviate trauma that has been over 230 years in the making? How do you heal emotional wounds that have been passed down from one generation to another? Emerging Minds and The Healing...


Find Your Tribe

Sector Initiatives | Publication Date: 1 September 2021

Polkadot's vision is to build tools and demonstrate the principles of sustainability and community living to the broader population in an accessible and engaging way. It's ethos is to openly...