Have your say in Developing the National Housing and Homelessness Plan

Calling all submissions

The Australian Government wants to hear from you about your thoughts on the issues paper on the Housing and Homelessness Plan.

Submissions are open until 22 September, and you can have your say!

Public consultation is now open and to find out more click here.

About the National Housing and Homelessness Plan

To help more Australians access safe and affordable housing, the Australian Government is developing a National Housing and Homelessness Plan (the Plan) in collaboration with state and territory governments. The Plan will be a 10-year strategy. It will set out a shared vision to inform future housing and homelessness policy in Australia.

The Plan will set out the key short, medium and longer term reforms needed to address housing challenges.

Why is it important?

The Australian Government understands access to secure and affordable housing has significant social, economic and personal benefits.

The development of the Plan recognises long-standing calls from states and territories, as well as other key stakeholders, for a national plan to help more Australians access safe and affordable housing.

The Plan will provide a better understanding of the current state of housing and homelessness in Australia and the drivers of homelessness and housing insecurity throughout urban, regional, rural and remote Australia.

Most importantly, the Plan will set out strategies for how all levels of government can work together and with the private and community sector to better support people experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity.

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