2015 Media Releases


18 December: CHP calls for Government to introduce Inclusionary Zoning to increase supply of social housing

11 December: Unoccupied Melbourne homes signal serious need for reform into government housing policy 

8 December: Over 90% of family violence victims’ requests for long term housing unable to be met, report

24 November: Australia’s first ever Rental Affordability Index reveals extremity of housing stress

18 November: CHP celebrates 10 years of Homelessness Advocacy Support (HAS) at 2015 AGM

16 November: CHP celebrates announcement of Wintringham Founder and CEO Bryan Lipmann AM as 2015 Melburnian of the Year

26 October: CHP calls on State Government to halve homelessness in Victoria by 2025

17 September: 2015 Victorian Homelessness Achievement Awards: winners announced 

15 September: Affordable housing best way to end family homelessness, study finds

1 September: Final day to buy back East-West homes passes, CHP calls for unwanted properties for social housing

3 August: More than 1 in 10 Australians have experienced homelessness in their lifetime

5 May: State Budget: Funding for innovation sets the stage for future investment in ending homelessness

29 April: Women fleeing family violence trapped by lack of affordable housing

23 April: Rents in country Victoria outpacing Melbourne, contributing to homelessness

14 April: Tackling youth homelessness the key to stopping a life on the streets, says peak

18 March: Housing crisis pushing families into rooming houses, ABC Lateline investigation reveals

6 March: Record high number of women seeking help from homelessness services

17 February: New research reveals homelessness too often the destination for kids leaving state care

9 February: Peak body warns of homelessness program closures in Victoria

9 February: Media release from Homelessness Australia re. letter to Scott Morrison

9 February: Dear Scott Morrison… 50 CEOs sign open letter re. NPAH

28 January: More people turned away from homelessness services

21 January: High rents pushing more renters to brink of homelessness