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The June 2014 “Housing, Homelessness and Disability” edition of Parity

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Contents

 Editorial

Jenny Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Council to Homeless Persons

 CHP Communications Survey — Results

Lanie Harris, CHP Communications Officer

June Update from Homelessness Australia

Glenda Stevens, Chief Executive Officer, Homelessness Australia

Tune In Now

Glenda Stevens, Chief Executive Officer, Homelessness Australia

Chapter 1: Housing, Homelessness and Disability Scope and Context

The NDIS: A Call to Action

Bruce Bonyhady, Chair National Disability Insurance Agency

The Housing Needs of NDIS Participants

Eddy Bourke, Policy Officer, The Community Housing Federation of Australia

An Overview of the Affordable Housing Challenges for the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Adam Farrar, Senior Policy Officer Shelter NSW

The Paradigm Shift to Control and Choice

Maureen Sheehan, Executive Coordinator, ACT National Disability Insurance Scheme, Community Services Directorate

The Housing, Disability and the NDIS Forum

Housing Choices and Transitions Under the NDIS

Ilan Wiesel, City Futures Research Centre, University of New South Wales and Karen Fisher, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales

Non-Psychiatric Disability and Homelessness: Understanding the Risks

Andrew Beer, Emma Baker and Laurence Lester, Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning, The University of Adelaide

The Role of Community Housing in Disability Housing: What the Research Tells Us

Eddy Bourke, Policy Officer, The Community Housing Federation of Australia

Chapter 2: The Implications of the NDIS

Choosing a Home of One’s Own: Housing, Disability and Human Rights

Siobhan Clair, Policy and Research Officer, Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA) Limited

Big Disruptive and Here to Stay: The Impact of the National Disability Insurance Scheme on Not for Profit Housing and Homelessness Agencies

Joseph Connellan, Director, MC Two Pty Ltd

The NDIS, Housing and Indigenous Australians Living with a Disability

Elizabeth Grant, Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor and Vice President (Academic), Alwin Chong, Yaitya Purruna Indigenous Health Unit, George Zillante School of Architecture and the Built Environment, Andrew Beer Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Pl

The Importance of Carer Support in Securing Appropriate Housing for People with Disability

Sarah Judd, Policy and Development Officer, Carers NSW

Why Gender Should be Considered in Implementing the NDIS

Veronica Wensing, Head, ACT Office for Women, Gender Adviser to the ACT National Disability Insurance Scheme Taskforce

Chapter 3: Program and Service Responses

What is a Reasonable and Necessary Support to Live in Safe, Appropriate Affordable Housing?

Shaun Kelly, Senior Manager, Housing Policy Housing ACT and Maureen Sheehan, Executive Coordinator, ACT NDIS

Australian Capital Territory National Disability Insurance Scheme Trial Facts and Figures

Maureen Sheehan, Executive Coordinator, ACT National Disability Insurance Scheme

Home at Last? Why the Vision for the National Disability Insurance Scheme Must be Backed by Access to Housing

Simon Smith, Social Policy Officer, Research and Social Policy, Wesley Mission Victoria

Psychosocial Disability and the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Wendy Kipling, Mental Health Consultant, Expert Adviser and Member of the ACT NDIS Taskforce

Innovative Disability Housing Options

Danica Pasinis, Marketing and Communications Coordinator Housing Choices Australia

 Social Housing and People with a Disability

Aida Morden, Side by Side Advocacy

How the Community Housing Sector Can Play a Key Role in Meeting the Housing Needs of the NDIA: Seven Reasons Why We Can Make a Difference

John McKenna, General Manager, North Coast Community Housing

Case Study: Disability Housing Partnership Between NCCH, KO:HO and FSG Australia

The Girl Who Saved a Starfish

Julia Mazur, Wintringham Communications Manager

Chapter 4: Consumer and Client Perspectives

The Right to Choose

Kate Finch, Advocacy Projects Manager, People with Disability Australia Incorporated

Choice and Control: Why Peer Education is Vital in Supporting People with a Lived Experience of Mental Illness to Exercise Choice and Control under the NDIS

Kate Higgins and Cassy Nunan, Quality and Service Development, MI Fellowship Victoria

Consumer Voices — The Impossible Dream

Jacqui Gibson, Peer Education Support Program Member

Policy is People…

Nicole Fernley

Opinion

Fay Minty

Chief Executive Officer, Capital Community Housing

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