Do you need housing assistance?

Go to housing.vic.gov.au for more information or the about page for services in the Loddon Mallee region.

Do you want to speak to someone?

Call 1800 825 955 for general housing advice or 1800 015 188 for advice if you are experiencing family violence.

12/11/2020 in advocacy, affordable housing, campaign

Social housing boost could power Australia’s recovery from coronavirus recession

This thought provoking story from the ABC news website not only outlines the case for an increase in affordable housing but also provides details of the newly formed National Affordable…
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12/11/2020 in family violence

Orange Door

The Loddon Orange Door is now operational and you might need to refer clients, so here are two handy options- culturally safe services for Indigenous people and services for women,…
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10/11/2020 in affordable housing, tenancy

Inside a share house in 2020: Comfort, breakups and fights over COVID tests

ABC news have posted an interesting story 'Inside a Share House'  about share housing during COVID and the implications for renters during this time, along with discussing the findings from…
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10/11/2020 in indigenous people

It’s NAIDOC Week!

National NAIDOC has proudly partnered with Netflix to help highlight Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander content across the streaming service during NAIDOC Week 2020. Across NAIDOC Week, Netflix will 'share…
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03/11/2020 in disaster advice, emergencies

Bushfire Season Safety

It's that time of year again and if you haven't already downloaded the Vic Emergency app,  then read all about it at Vic Emergency  or if you have downloaded it…
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03/11/2020 in advocacy, indigenous people, policy

Community Housing Aboriginal Cultural Safety Framework Launched

The Community Housing Industry Association Victoria (CHIA Vic) have launched the Aboriginal Cultural Safety Framework because Aboriginal people living in Victoria experience severe housing disadvantage. You can also read more about…
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29/10/2020 in affordable housing, report, research

New Report from AHURI on Commonwealth Rent Assistance

This Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute research examines possible cost-effective reforms of Commonwealth Rent Assistance (CRA) demand-side housing assistance that could improve housing outcomes for low-income renters. The report…
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27/10/2020 in community sector, COVID-19

Parity Seeks Submissions on Homelessness During COVID-19

Parity Magazine is seeking submission for their November edition; 'Shelter from the Storm: Responding to Homelessness Under Covid-19'. This edition of Parity is devoted to examining how governments, services and…
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27/10/2020 in training

Training Survey Closes Wednesday

The LMHN training survey finishes on Wednesday 28th October, so if you're interested in having a say about which training workshop is offered, check your email for the survey invitation!
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21/10/2020 in professional development, support, training

Specialist Homelessness Sector Training Calendar Moving to New Provider

As of 1 January 2021, the Council to Homeless Persons (CHP) will be responsible for the delivery of the SHS Training Calendar over the next three years from 1 January…
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