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.
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.
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.
July 6, 2020
This submission provides extensive feedback into the Inquiry and addresses the need for a national housing and homelessness strategy. We also raise the need to redress disproportionately represented communities in homelessness such as Aboriginal, CALD, and LGBTQI+ communities.
May 3, 2020
This submission provides 33 recommendations to address the need for the Commonwealth Government to act on funding social housing and provide a coordinated support system for victim/survivors of domestic, family and sexual violence at risk of or experiencing homelessness.
April 5, 2020
This submission provides comment into the 2019/2020 bushfires. It urges the Inquiry to focus on communities who experience vulnerability particularly those experiencing homelessness both before and after the bushfire season to mend and provide consistent assistance in their housing situation.
March 4, 2020
Homelessness NSW provides commentary on this inquiry by calling for the review and update of the 20-year-old Protocol, suggesting a whole of government approach to ensure it is implemented across local councils.