New social housing strategy by Dr. Duncan Rouch

stephenPlanning, Social issues

Homelessness is a continuing problem in Victoria (O’Sullivan 2017). There is also insufficient public housing and community housing (including affordable housing), together which we may call social housing. Moreover, serious questions remain about current government social housing policy in Victoria. …

Homelessness in Victoria by Jenny Smith

stephenCommunity, Social issues

Jenny Smith presented a talk about Homelessness in Victoria at the last NWMA meeting on Tuesday 21st March 2017. The presentation was well received and is available here: [gview file=””]

Series: Ideas for Melbourne: Ending homlessness

stephenSocial issues

Last month, as part of the series “Ideas for Melbourne: Ending homelessness”, Lorraine Siska took notes of a discussion between Alan Attwood (founder and editor of The Big Issue), Heather Holst (manager/spokeperson of Homeground), Suzy Freeman-Green (journalist for The Age) …

Agenda for June 2011 general meeting: Structure Plan briefing.

BillCouncil reform, Development, Environment, Events, NWMA events, Open space, Planning, Public transport, Social issues, Traffic and access

The Association has arranged for David Mayes and the Strategic Planning Team from the City of Melbourne to brief members and other interested residents on the contents of the two structure plans that affect our area.  These are the City …