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Victorian 2024-25 Budget snapshot

The Victorian Government released its 2024/25 State Budget on 7 May. In a tight budget across the board, $197 million has been allocated to housing and homelessness over 4 years. It provides critical funding for some frontline services, but much more is needed to respond to the state’s once-in-a-generation homelessness crisis.

Contribute to Parity edition on local government

Contributions are now being sought for the August edition of Parity magazine: “New Directions: Redefining Local Government’s Role in Ending Homelessness”. This issue will look widely at local government responses to homelessness – where local government can best respond, and document best practice examples from all across Australia, building knowledge and skill and encouraging more positive community-led partnerships that will work to end homelessness.

Are you our new Senior Policy Officer?

CHP is looking for a Senior Policy Officer to work on our Family Violence Project. This project seeks to better understand current barriers to short-term accommodation for women and children experiencing family violence, and collaboratively design and implement better practices within family violence and specialist homelessness service intake points.

The role is for a fixed 12 month term at 0.8 FTE. The salary range is $90,000 – $110,000 (pro rata) dependent on experience, plus salary packaging.

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SHS Learning Program

The home of learning and development for Victoria’s Specialist Homelessness Sector. Find live training sessions, access eLearning modules, and develop your skills.

Parity magazine

The national publication examining homelessness from personal, local, social and global perspectives. Get access to access to homelessness information and resources not available anywhere else.

Find help

If you are experiencing or at risk of homelessness / call 1800 825 955.

If you are escaping family violence / call Safe Steps on 1800 015 188.

If you are having problems with a homelessness assistance or social housing provider, get in touch with our Homelessness Advocacy Service on 1800 066 256 or email [email protected].

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