Victoria’s recent response to addressing homelessness can be found in their 2013-14 National Partnership Agreement (NPAH) Implementation Plan.
For information on progress against Victoria’s previous NPAH agreement and other initiatives under the Victorian Implementation Plan, please see the Victoria Annual Report 2009-10: National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness.
You can also read: Australian and Victorian Governments working together to reduce homelessness on the Department of Social Services’ website.
Melbourne Street to Home
Street to Home is an innovative approach to ending homelessness for some of the most vulnerable members of our community. It is relatively new in Australia, but has already recorded major successes overseas.
It is currently being implemented in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra and is operating in Adelaide.
Melbourne Street to Home focuses on housing placement, establishment and tenancy sustainability for the most vulnerable members of the homeless population.
Victorian Homelessness Action Plan 2011-15
The Victorian Homelessness Action Plan 2011-15 is a commitment by the Victorian Government to provide greater assistance to vulnerable Victorians to tackle the underlying causes of homelessness.
Pathways to a new Victorian Social Housing Framework, 2012
On 30 April 2012, the Victorian Government began an extensive consultation process on the future of social housing in Victoria, as part of its commitment to develop a new housing framework better suited to its communities’ needs.
Read more about the support provided to the homeless by the Victorian Government here