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.
July 24, 2020
This submission highlights Homelessness NSW five key recommendations for the NSW Government to consider in their released strategy to address housing and 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.
June 4, 2020
Homelessness NSW provides three key asks in response to the proposed NSW Budget which includes the need for the budget to contain an investment in social housing and increased funding for Specialist Homelessness Service (SHS) providers.
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.
February 2, 2020
This submission recommends that the City of Sydney release the broader goals of their action plan and considers having a ‘Housing First’ approach with focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, prevention, as well as early intervention.