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.

10/09/2020 in campaign, community sector

Pay Equity Under Threat

Back in 2012 Fair Work Australia made a landmark decision to raise the pay rate for the mostly female community sector workforce over eight years, with the final instalment due…
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10/09/2020 in clients, good news

Wintringham Art Competition – Balm for the soul during COVID

Each year Wintringham housing hold an art competition for residents as part of Homelessness Week activities and the results are always exciting, with talent being displayed across a range of…
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04/09/2020 in advocacy, good news, tenancy

Rental Evictions Moratorium Extended

The ban on rental evictions has been extended until March 2021. In the meantime if you need assistance with tenancy issues you can check out these options- Justice Connect 'Self…
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27/08/2020 in health, homelessness, state governement

Hepatitis A Outbreak

The Deputy Chief Health Officer (Communicable Disease), Dr Annaliese van Diemen has announced that there is an ongoing outbreak of hepatitis A among people who use drugs (primarily but not exclusively…
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26/08/2020 in children, COVID-19, survey

Responding to the needs of children and families- Report

The Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare have released a report on how child and family services in Victoria adapted quickly to COVID-19 challenges during the period March-June…
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26/08/2020 in children, COVID-19, state governement

Online Wellbeing Support For Families

As part of their initiative to support families during the pandemic, the Victorian Government are providing free online resources about parenting, remote learning and managing family life during lockdown. Dr…
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25/08/2020 in advocacy, COVID-19, tenancy

Moratorium on Rental Evictions Extended

The Victorian Government have announced an extension to the ban on both residential and commercial evictions and rental increases to December 31st, along with Rental Relief Grant payments increased to…
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25/08/2020 in affordable housing, local government, policy

Bendigo Council- Draft Affordable Housing Action Plan

The City of Greater Bendigo are calling for comment on their Affordable Housing Action Plan, which sets out the City’s role and actions it will implement to support an increase in…
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23/08/2020 in children, COVID-19, Education, state governement, Students

Responsible Pet Ownership Program Moves Online

The program focuses on teaching children about basic dog behaviour, appropriate behaviour around dogs and what to do if approached by an unknown or aggressive dog.With most dog attacks involving…
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17/08/2020 in children, Education, Kinder, state governement, Students, support

Support For Educators Helping Students Start School

More support will be available to educators and teachers to better prepare for children moving from kindergarten to school. A positive start to school, leading to greater and ongoing connection…
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