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Submission to Greater Sydney Commission

GSC submission

Mission Australia supported the Sydney Alliance submission to the Greater Sydney Commission’s Draft Greater Sydney Region Plan and revised District Plans. The submission identified a range of recommendations on greater commitment to Affordable Rental Housing, transparent accountability and fairer access to Affordable Rental Housing. 

Public Housing Renewal Program – Victoria

Public Housing Renewal

The proposed Victorian Public Housing Renewal Program presents a good opportunity to significantly increase the number of well-located public housing units which can be maximised to significantly increase the housing stock. The submission encouraged the government to set clear targets to reduce homelessness, use the housing investment opportunity to build stronger communities, reform planning laws and a range of other practical measures. 

Northern Territory Community Housing Strategy

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Mission Australia and Mission Australia Housing welcome the opportunity to provide comment on the Northern Territory Government’s Community Housing Strategy. This submission highlights the role Community Housing Providers can play in delivering quality social housing tenancy management which is responsive to the needs of residents and their communities.

National Commission of Audit (Housing) - November 2013

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Mission Australia Housing submission to the National Commission of Audit.

Resource Regional Allocation Model (RAM) for Specialist Homeless Services - August 2013

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In this paper, Mission Australia comment on the overall intent of the resource allocation, as well as the impacts of adopting the methodology described and to put forward suggestions for ways to improve the methodology to better reflect the needs of people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 QLD - January 2013

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Mission Australia welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the Review of the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 Discussion Paper. Our extensive experience working with people who are homeless and in the housing sector, as well as our research, informs our comments.

Housing Improvement Bill 2012 - August 2012

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Mission Australia supports the intention of the Housing Improvement Bill 2012 to provide for measures to address housing that is unsafe or unsuitable for human habitation. We concur with the comment in the Foreword to the Explanatory Paper that "an affordable place to live should meet minimum standards to ensure that the property remains safe and suitable for occupants".

Housing Strategy for South Australia - Green Paper - December 2011

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Mission Australia considers the SA Government to be forward thinking and progressive in relation to housing. While we agree about the limited capacity of the not-for-profit housing sector in the state, we would be keen to help grow that capacity particularly given MA Housing has demonstrated a capacity to effectively manage growth.

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