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Premier’s Kimberley package will fail if climate change not addressed

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The Kimberley $67.5 million resilience package announced yesterday by the WA Premier Roger Cook fails to get to grips with the ruinously expensive costs of climate change, according to Broome-based conservation group Environs Kimberley. The WA State Government’s mid-term performance review in December revealed that the January 2023 floods in the Kimberley, worsened by climate … Continued

WA Skills Training Sector Leaders To Meet In Perth On 30 April 2024

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  Leaders from across Western Australia’s skills training system will meet on 30 April 2024 to examine the drivers of quality and student demand.  The event is the 2024 RTO Business Summit – Perth, convened by the Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA), the peak body representing independent skills training, higher education, and international education … Continued

Homelessness hits record high as Shelter WA releases budget submission

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Shelter WA will hold an online briefing and Q&A for journalists today to release its budget submission and new analysis showing homelessness hitting a record high in WA. For the link to attend please email charlie@hortonadvisory.com.au WHEN: Wednesday March 27 9.30am via Teams online meeting WHO: Shelter WA CEO Kath Snell, Shelter WA Chair Kieran Wong … Continued

Shelter WA to release budget submission as homelessness hits record high

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Shelter WA will hold an online briefing and Q&A for journalists on Wednesday to release its budget submission. Attendees will receive embargoed access to the budget submission and new analysis showing homelessness hitting a record high in WA. To attend please email charlie@hortonadvisory.com.au WHEN: Wednesday March 27 9.30am via Teams online meeting WHO: Shelter WA … Continued

Housing crisis to get worse as WA loses thousands of affordable homes

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Shelter WA is calling on the state government to set up an affordable rental housing scheme, warning more renters are at risk of homelessness when thousands of affordable rentals exit the current federal scheme.   From now until the end of 2026, the majority of Western Australia’s 3,385 affordable rentals under the federal government’s discontinued … Continued

New data reveals surging demand for homelessness services in WA

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New analysis by Shelter WA reveals demand for homelessness services soaring as the housing crisis impacts people across the state. The analysis of newly released Australian Institute of Health and Welfare data finds 5,100 people every day are being helped by specialist homelessness services in WA. The figure has increased by 1,100, or 27.5%, in … Continued

***MEDIA ALERT*** Surging demand for homelessness services in WA

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***MEDIA ALERT*** Press conference: Surging demand for homelessness services in WA   New analysis by Shelter WA reveals demand for homelessness services is soaring as the housing crisis impacts people right across the state. In the first of a series of pre-budget asks, Shelter WA is calling on the State Government to boost funding for … Continued

New data reveals surging demand for homelessness services in WA

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New analysis by Shelter WA reveals demand for homelessness services soaring as the housing crisis impacts people across the state.   To arrange interviews and view materials embargoed until 00.01 Wednesday 28 February, please email   charlie@hortonadvisory.com.au sofie@hortonadvisory.com.au   Shelter WA will be holding a press conference on this at 10.30am Wednesday at Level 3, … Continued