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Advocacy support worker role

Housing Justice have a current vacancy for an Advocacy Support Worker role that will provide support and advocacy to vulnerable clients who are at risk of homelessness and/or are seeking assistance relocating and linking in with local services. The role provides multiple facets of support, including assisting with external referrals, advocacy for the client and […]

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Black Lives Matter

Housing Justice stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, other black people and people of colour in Australia and those across the globe, who are fighting to shine a light on and end systemic racism, police brutality and deaths in custody.  Since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody in 1991, there have been more than 430 further Aboriginal deaths in custody […]

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COVID-19 Update

Service Update – Housing Justice office open September 21st We have adapted how we are working to ensure community safety. You’ll notice several changes on your next visit to our office. From Monday 21st September, our office will be open to the community for walk-in enquiries. We will also continue to deliver a range of […]

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Christmas and New Year Closure

Our office will be closed over the Christmas and New Year period from 20th December 2019 to the 6th of January 2020. We would like to thank all our clients, supporters, funders, workers and volunteers for their support throughout the year and wish you all a happy festive season. If you have an urgent tenancy […]

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Sign the petition for more public homes instead of jails

The announcement last week that the Andrews Labor Government in Victoria will spend $1.8 billion to build an additional 1,600 prison beds across Victoria, comes in the wake of a huge increase in the number of prisoners awaiting their court date.  In Victoria, the number of unsentenced, adult prisoners increased by 196% in the six […]

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Join us for Report to Community

The ARC Justice Board of Directors invites you to our Annual Report to Community. We’ll share information about our work across regional Victoria in child protection, family violence, family law, tenancy and some key projects that commenced in 2018. Event will be held at 121 View Street, Bendigo on Wednesday 20 February 2019. RSVP by […]

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