January 10, 2023
Homelessness NSW provided a submission to Commonwealth Treasury regarding the Commonwealth Government’s Housing Legislative Package: Housing Australia Future Fund Bill, National Housing Supply and Affordability Council Bill, and Amendment Bill.
January 9, 2023
Following Trina Jones, CEO of Homelessness NSW, being called by the Disability Royal Commission to provide expert testimony about people with disability and homelessness, Homelessness NSW provided a submission to the Disability Royal Commission. The submission details a variety of reforms to reduce the incidence of homelessness amongst people with disability; and provide better support for people with disability who do experience homelessness
December 12, 2022
Homelessness NSW provided a submission to the NSW Department of Customer Service public consultation on ‘Keeping pets in rental homes’. The submission endorsed the recommendations made by the Tenants Union of NSW to make renting fairer in NSW for people with pets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com
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.
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.