In the news

News featuring the Victorian Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Framework

VAHHF Vector image

Media releases

Tuesday 2nd April 2024

Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Forum Chair featured on ABC Mildura-Swan Hill Breakfast Radio

Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Forum Chair and Aboriginal Housing Victoria CEO Darren Smith was featured on ABC Mildura-Swan Hill’s Breakfast Radio on Thursday, March 28th to discuss the recent Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Forum held in Mildura and the ongoing homelessness crisis.

Read More

Tuesday 15th August 2023

The Federal Government wants your say on the National Housing and Homelessness Plan

On August 7, the first day of Homelessness Week 2023, Housing and Homelessness Minster Julie Collins announced a consultation process would take place on a National Housing and Homelessness Plan.

Read More

Tuesday 1st August 2023

By delaying reform to Victoria’s retrograde and damaging bail laws, the Victorian Government must take responsibility for putting more Aboriginal Victorians at risk of homelessness.

The Victorian Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Forum (AHHF) and Aboriginal Housing Victoria (AHV) are deeply concerned about reports that reforms to the Victorian Bail Act 1977 will be delayed for another year.

Read More

Thursday 13th July 2023

A national plan for Aboriginal housing and homelessness would tackle the devastatingly high rates of Aboriginal children entering child protection

As the rate of Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children entering out of home care grows, we must brace for more First Nations young people to enter a homelessness system which is not equipped to support them.

Read More