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The NSW 2022-23 budget will be handed down in June. And it’s a big one.
The forthcoming budget is Perrottets’ first budget as Premier, but it also serves as an election budget. It will outline the true priorities this Government will pursue in its bid for re-election in 2023 – and will determine just how important the NSW Government considers housing to be, and for who.
As they say, ‘follow the money’.
Homelessness NSW has, in January 2022, provided its Pre-Budget submission to NSW Treasury. We know there are a few key investments needed in this years budget to turn the tide:
Our submission is here. And each ‘key ask’ has its own issue paper – linked above.
We want to everything we can at this important juncture to tip the scales. MP’s need to hear from you, about housing and homelessness in their own backyard. Even though the budget is in June we need to act now.
Will you support us?
You can email your local MP, and:
What is Homelessness Week? In Australia there are over 116,000 people experiencing homelessness on any given night. Homelessness Week aims to raise awareness of the impact of homelessness on Australia via national and local community events, including providing information on the importance of housing as a solution and educating communities on how they can make a difference.