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Homelessness NSW responds to policy and legislative reform through submissions to both State and Commonwealth governments, departments and human service agencies. Browse through our most recent submissions below.

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Submission to Transport for NSW Central State Significant Precinct rezoning proposal

October 4, 2022

Homelessness NSW provided a submission to Transport for NSW regarding their proposal to rezone the area around Central train station. Our submission recommended a commitment to additional social and affordable housing with a focus on support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community members and a Youth Foyer to link young people at risk with employment opportunities in the innovative district.

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Submission to NSW Treasury Follow the Dollar Reforms September 2022

September 7, 2022

Homelessness NSW provided a submission to NSW Treasury regarding their proposal to give the NSW Auditor General new legislative powers to conduct performance reviews into non-public sector entities.

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Submission to the Legislative Assembly Committee on Community Services

September 5, 2022

Submission to the Committee on Community Services Inquiry into Options to improve access to existing and alternate accommodation– Homelessness NSW worked with members to provide a submission to this Inquiry and were mentioned in the report findings in advocating for longer term supportive housing options.

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Submission to the NSW Independent Floods Inquiry

September 5, 2022

Homelessness NSW provided a submission to the NSW Independent Floods Inquiry to highlight systemic challenges for Specialist Homelessness Services and people we work with accessing support during and following the flooding incidents in 2022.

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Submission to the Productivity Commission Review of the National Housing and Homelessness Agreement 2022

March 31, 2022

Homelessness NSW provided a submission to the Productivity Commission Review of the National Housing and Homelessness Review. The submission highlights the importance of joint Federal and State Government responsibility for housing and homelessness funding, and adequate, accountable funding for the sector to deliver outcomes for people experiencing homelessness.

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Pre Budget Submission 2022-23

February 2, 2022

Homelessness NSW's submission to the NSW Budget 2022-23 highlights the key investments required to turn the tide on homelessness in NSW - the need for social and affordable housing, investment in at risk cohorts as well as an increase in funding to the Specialist Homelessness Sector.

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Core and Cluster Expansion Paper January 2022

January 31, 2022

Homelessness NSW has put together an initial high level paper to assist in directing the planning, consultation and allocation of the $483 million domestic and family violence funding announced in October 2021. To provide feedback please contact admin@homelessnessnsw.org.au

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Submission to the Regional Housing Taskforce

August 30, 2021

Homelessness NSW have provided a submission to the Regional Housing Taskforce on key issues including the lack of housing stock and funding for appropriate social housing in regional communities.

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Floods and Homelessness statement

April 20, 2021

In this statement, Homelessness NSW calls on the NSW Government to urgently consult with services in the flood and bushfire affected areas to identify what resources can be provided to support services to address the current and ongoing issues that have been created by recent weather conditions.

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Uluru Statement from the heart

April 30, 2021

In this joint submission, The Three Peaks (Yfoundations, Homelessness NSW and Domestic Violence NSW) highlight the importance of listening to First Nations peoples in ending homelessness and gendered violence.

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2021 NSW Economic Stimulus and Budget submission

January 1, 2021

This submission re-highlights Homelessness NSW’s key asks and suggestions on how to end homelessness - the requirement for affordable social housing, investment in at risk cohorts as well as an increase in funding to the Specialist Homelessness Sector.

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NSW Ombudsman’s Office Review

October 9, 2020

This submission responds to the NSW Ombudsman’s Office review with an oversight of homelessness and the key issues that need to be addressed to prevent it.

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